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Black Bear Stalks Terrified Joggers 

From the OP, Bruce Allan - A Black Bear encounter on 2014-06-05, 8:10:15 AM MDT while running in Matcheetawin Trails, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada

Two men running have captured footage of their terrifying encounter in the Canadian wilderness with a black bear. Some commentators believe they are lucky to be alive, having done the opposite of what most wildlife experts recommend.

As the black bear started stalking them, one of the men is heard to say. "We've got nothing for you. We have nothing," and "Back! Stay!" in the hope the near will respond. Maybe he should have spoken in French ?

The men retreat backwards, a move many wildlife experts and many websites disagree with. Instead, they recommend that if you encounter a black bear your best hope is to stand your ground and fight back in the hope of scaring the bear away. If you're in a group, you should stand together a

Added: Jun-16-2014 Occurred On: Jun-5-2014
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Tags: Black Bear Stalks Terrified Joggers Matcheetawin Trails, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
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