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outbackeddie : What's really fun to do is grab a bear cub and hold it upside down while mom watches. Mama bears love this and the cubs will squeal with joy. Give it a try. I think you will be pleasantly surprised.

visualdog1 : What would you do if you were hungry and a friendly hamburger handed you a grape?

Ollie A : "She's nervous about something" yeah it's you mate

wotevazyo11 : You only went with 3 grapes?

Heather Hardman : This guy went into this unprepared. I raised bear cubs for a while and the mom was giving body language that she was in a bad mood well before he gave her the grapes. She was purposely rubbing against branches which is a territorial display, she was chuffing, (breathing out of her nose loudly) and she was clacking (clicking her teeth together) which are all "back off" signals. He didn't know any of that body language so when he says its amazing "how fast it changes" he's full of it, cuz nothing changed, her mood was the exact same the whole time. He just was oblivious to it.

I Polaris I : NASA has just confirmed this man's balls are visible from space

Terranovation : The way he holds his hands up like the bear has a gun

DJ CUMULUS : Bite 2:02 You’re Welcome and I want my “Like”

al f : The haircut told the whole story

Hashtag : I love how everyone in the comment section is suddenly a bear expert, with a PhD. And 20 years long bear keeper.

HardRockMiner : They say if you're attacked by a bear it's best to play dead. I'm pretty sure that's because You'll be spending a lot of time dead right after so you should get in some practice.

Jalan Rina : Isnt it feeding bear not allowed? Because next time it sees human they will try to get food=means endanger other humans

WildKat25 : Anyone who is a Canadian and just watched this was like, "What are you doing you loonie? You are just asking to be bear bait aren't you?" Too many times have I had to warn stupid tourists from approaching bears. To anyone who meets a bear know that you don't feed bears, come too close, or try and touch a cub at any time. They are temperamental and will over-power you in less than a second. THEY WILL KILL YOU FOR ANY PERCEIVED THREAT AND THERE IS NO SORRY BUT TWO DEAD BODIES IN THE END. (You then and later the bear)

jackson lambert : Male bears commit infanticide so its natural for mother bear to protect cub at all costs. This dude isnt smart.

SAK- SOON : This is why men die early

GetMeThere1 : It's majorly insane to try to play around with that cub. There's simply NO WAY the mother can see that as anything other than at least potentially threatening.

Two Buffalos Making Noise : I heard the best way to befriend a bear is to shed your clothes and apply peanut butter to your entire body. Really calms them down.

Justin Bozeman : She was fine until you fixated on her Cub so much. look at the body language of the baby he ran up a tree to get away from you

ghoulunathics : would have left the cub alone seriously. what you thought was going to happen? :D don't know where you live but here in finland at least everyone knows that mother bears with the cubs are by far the most dangerous bears you can encounter, because they can be very offensive protecting their cubs. thought this applied to every place which has bears lol.

Psychosis o-O : 03:22 cub "you dun did it...yah pissed off mum, I'm outta here"

Smol Fluff : i love how at the end the tiny bear is just inching up the tree

cain TV : No offense but white people crazy af but brave😂💀

yves provencher : Not a good idea to get them used to humans. It puts them at risk. She's telling him that she's not comfortable with her body language and still he keeps interfering. I think his curls are a little too tight and have affected his brain. Next up let's stick our hand in a bee hive!!

Patrick Gordos : This is a known side effect of watching too much Yogi Bear and being read too many berenstain bears books into his college years...

Quad X : *BEAR SMACKING LIPS* means you're dinner. Grapes were just the entree.

Roast Chicken : That;s a mother bear. You can try to be friendly towards any bear but a mother bear with her cubs near? Worst choice you could make

Mischu Wischu : Everyone who thinks that this dude is stupid should watch Grizzly Man from Werner Herzog. After that you realize that people like him are even beyond stupid and will get murdered by those sweet bears sooner or later. Sure we should protect our wildlife, but from a safe distance! These are still wild animals!

John O'Neill : "I feel really connected to this family" Oh please, brave through delusion snowflake

Joshua Taylor : *Become complacent, become the treat.* Honestly shouldn't be anywhere near a bear with cubs.

Emma Taivalantti : If you think about it, the only reason he is giving the mama bear food is because he wants to touch her kid. Bit weird that mate.

Adventure Outdoors : Always stunned at the level of idiocy these morons reach so effortlessly. Maybe next he will make friends with a rattlesnake.

Ankit Bharti : "Who in the world wouldn't to do this" . Nobody except you. No one in the world would be stupid enough to be desperately reaching out for the cub while his mother sitting right next to him is clearly showing signs of disapproval. I'm no expert but I clearly saw it coming.


Keisha Combs : She's probably pissed that her cub just climbed all the way to the top of that tree

LEGENDARY COMMENTER : Legend has it that the cub is still climbing.

Simion Alexandru : never ever try to approach a cub... this guy is a lucky fellar I tell ya

JustSomeTimber1nTheLake : Legend says the small bear climbs the tree to this day

JasJas Rogers : 'Who in the world wouldn't want to go this?' My guy... everyone.

A H : My dog does that. She bites me when she wants more treats and I don’t give them to her. (She grew up wild before a shelter got her.) I think it was the same with that bear. The bear CLEARLY wanted more grapes and was annoyed he was’t giving them to her. She was saying, in animal language, “Give me more grapes!” People in the comments say she was showing signs of distress. She mainly showed signs of distress after she realized he was upset. But before that, she was just distressed about not getting more yummy grapes.

Richard Duron : I don't think I could bear the thought of sitting next to a wild animal like that. Not with out bearing arms.

spllitz : And that's the last time we'll ever see him

big moe Cosmo : Stop being stupid and you won't have to worry about being bitten. Momma bear and her cub nearby? Dude, you must have a death wish.

Angelo White : Maybe next time, You won't have a leg. That bear, is not your friend Mr. DumbAss


martin mcdyer : You should've tried to grab the cub and run away, or climb up the tree after the cub.

Sean B : Bear Grylls would have ate those bears. Then drunk urine to wash it all down

SmalltimR : Yet another idiot who thought he could change nature - WRONG!

Pepskittle III : Isn't the last thing to do with a bear to go between it and it's cub

miggs80 : Wild animals aren’t meant to be our friends. People so badly refuse to accept this.

Concept : "She just grabbed my leg with her teeth. It wasnt a bite really" lmao yeah ok 😂