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If Youve Never Seen How Fast Bears Can Climb Trees You Need to See This

In this incredible footage we see a black bear sow (the species comes in a variety of colours) fiercely protecting her cub as she chases a jet black boar up a tall pine tree. The action begins when the sow gets a scent of the nearby boar and immediately sprints down a steep hill to chase the threat away. The speed at which both bears scale the tree is astonishing. Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/bear-chases-bear-up-tree-full-speed/

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Chill California bear enjoys margarita and nice relaxing soak in hot tub

It doesn’t matter if you’re a human or a bear — summer is the time to kick back, relax, hop in a hot tub, and enjoy and nice cold margarita.  Mark Hough, a Altadena, California, resident, recently learned this universal truth when he saw a chill bear climb over his fence and wander into his backyard on Friday. According to The Associated Press, the bear soaked in Hough’s unheated hot tub (jets on and everything,) slurped up his beverage, and then took a nice little nap under a shady tree.…

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Bear on couch too damn chill to eat you

Image: courtesy of mandy stantic Bears don’t have any interest in your miserable standing desks, thank you very much. Mandy Stantic was visiting a garbage dump in Northern Manitoba last spring when she came upon a black bear sitting on a discarded sofa. Stantic, whose photos just recently went viral, had specifically driven to the dump with her daughter to see the dump (god bless Canadian road trips) when she discovered the bear just lounging. SEE ALSO: Man’s encounter with bears is the most Canadian thing you’ll ever see “The…

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