Backyard Security Camera Catches A Bear Beating The Heat With A Swim

Backyard Security Camera Catches A Bear Beating The Heat With A Swim

When you live close to a forest or in a wooded area, you’re bound to encounter some wildlife around your home. Most of the time, though, the animals are only there in search of some food, not a relaxing dip in your backyard pool! One man decided to check his security camera after he came home and found that his backyard fence was broken. What he saw was a black bear that had decided to beat the heat with a quick swim. This bear’s got it all figured out…all he needs now is a poolside mojito. Read more: http://www.viralnova.com/bear-pool/

Polar Bears Are Suffering Because Of Climate Change, And They Need Your Help

Polar Bears Are Suffering Because Of Climate Change, And They Need Your Help

Courtesy Explore.org This week, November 1–7, is Polar Bear Week. It’s when Explore.org teams up with Frontiers North Adventures and Polar Bears International to raise awareness about the dire straits the majestic, white bears are facing. Climate change is affecting the polar bear population at Earth’s southernmost point in a hugely negative way. While polar bears might not be the first thing on everyone’s mind on a daily basis, it’s important to give them the recognition they deserve for being truly beautiful, irreplaceable creatures. Here’s what you should know about how they’re being pushed towards extinction. Since satellite tracking began in 1979, the Arctic has lost roughly 40% of its summer sea ice. Giphy This is a loss slightly larger than all the land east of the Mississippi in the United States. Courtesy Explore.org Sea ice is a crucial part of the Arctic ecosystem. Courtesy Explore.org Polar bears rely on […]

She Was Just Out In Her Garage When She Came Face To Face With A Huge Bear

She Was Just Out In Her Garage When She Came Face To Face With A Huge Bear

A Florida woman recently filmed her close encounter with a black bear, and even though these creatures are usually pretty docile, the footage is still harrowing. Teliece Sander of Seminole County, Florida, was sitting in her driveway and playing games on her phone when she looked up and realized that a massive bear was approaching. Having heard that you should keep calm at all costs in these situations, she didn’t panic and sat there quietly, taking a picture of the large beast, which she then sent to her son. To the attachment, she added the words “help me.” googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DCBP_ATF’); }); As the bear got closer, she realized that it seemed quite tame, so she did something that few people would ever have the courage to do. She caught the entire encounter on film. Luckily for Teliece, this potentially deadly situation ended when her son, who is extremely tall […]