A video of a man ‘scolding’ a wild bear after it climbed a tree to snack from a bird feeder is being shared a lot on social media.
In a video shared by Twitter user Scott Bixby, the bear can be seen climbing a tree to steal food from the bird feeder.
As the bear gets hold of the feeder, a man standing on a balcony, yells at the animal. “What are you doing? No. No”, and tells the bear to climb down.
After some time the bear climbs down.
Watch the video here:
Any tips for bear-proofing a birdfeeder? pic.twitter.com/UUlRiwHYTB
— Scott Bixby (@scottbix) June 17, 2020
While many who came across the video suggested the man should take the feeder down, others suggested means to keep bears away from it. Take a look at some of the reactions here:
Get a bear feeder.
— Stephen L. Miller (@redsteeze) June 17, 2020
Don’t have a bird feeder in bear country.
— RR Seattle (@RRalstonAgile) June 17, 2020
I like how you talked to it like it was a dog
— Thor Benson (@thor_benson) June 17, 2020
Scott if you dont want the bears you have to get rid of the feeder
— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) June 17, 2020
“Don’t fall off. But down!”
— Josh Campbell (@joshscampbell) June 17, 2020
Don’t put bird feeders out in summer. Birds have enough food and the feeders are bear magnets no matter how high you string them.
— Annie 😷 just Annie (@AnniePersists) June 17, 2020
Let her eat her fill! Bears are the best!!
— E. Jean Carroll (@ejeancarroll) June 17, 2020
If you’re in bear country, don’t leave ANY food around: dog/cat food, chickens must be secured and NO BIRDFEEDERS. “A fed bear is a dead bear”.
— Angry Nasty Woman (@alisonbuckley) June 17, 2020
Oh my GOD SCOTT ITS NOT A PUPPY YOU CANT YELL AT A BEAR “DOWN”!!!!!!!!!!!!
— Olivia Nuzzi (@Olivianuzzi) June 18, 2020
This made my day.
— Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈 (@leahmcelrath) June 17, 2020
I would suggest you not put any bird seed out during the summer months when the bears are all out since you seem to live and their neighborhood
— Cheryl Marshall (@RcRegalstarfire) June 17, 2020
Since being shared, the post has garnered over 4 million views with over 1 lakh likes.
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