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SCARY BEACH — Look, bears are terrifying. You know this, and I clearly know this (these giant mammals scare me to death). But there is only one thing that scares me more than bears: a mama bear.
This video is a year old, but it's still worth a watch because, according to the relatively low amount of page views, most of you have not seen this. The video was taken at Katmai National Park and Preserve in Kaguyak Bay, Alaska, and captures a mama bear and her two cubs fishing at the bay. When another bear comes along, mom is having none of it. The other bear gets a little too close and mama attacks. The result is mortifying — well, for me it is.
It's incredible to see the ferociousness, speed and intensity of this parent as she protects her own. It's also quite beautiful and fascinating to watch these bears fish for their food. As a man who has literally never caught a fish, I am wildly impressed.
Now, I know what you're all thinking: "Thank goodness this maniac didn't mention the Bearpocalypse." Well, you're wrong, because here we go.
This video is not good for the folks at Bearmageddon H.Q. because it shows that not only are the bears not always getting along, but it also reminds us of the raw power of these animals and brings to the forefront bears are not always cute and cuddly.
Beware the Bearpocalypse. Also, enjoy the video.