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

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

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.

al f : The haircut told the whole story

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)

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.

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.

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

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

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

SAK- SOON : This is why men die early

GTO : Bruh the most dangerous animal on earth is a mama bear and this dude asking for a friendship with 4 grapes ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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

DJ CUMULUS : Bite 2:02 Youโ€™re Welcome and I want my โ€œLikeโ€


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

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.

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!!

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!

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.


yogi6 : Sitting in between the mother and its cub?? Trying to touch the cub?? Really? Some people just want to die.

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...

Emma Crockett : 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.

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

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

SPARKLE SPECIALIST IS BAE ๐Ÿ˜— : Imagine a stranger was touching ur kids

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

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

dazhibernian : Lilly bit him because he convinced her to buy Bitcoin back in December.

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

DAP123 : โ€œOk Lilly, Iโ€™m just going to change my pantsโ€

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

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

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.

Direct : If bears don't trust the BBC why would we?

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.

cain TV : No offense but white people crazy af but brave๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’€

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

Rose Panga : Has the grizzly man taught us nothing

Concept : "She just grabbed my leg with her teeth. It wasnt a bite really" lmao yeah ok ๐Ÿ˜‚

Luciana Kueker : Remember the name Timothy Treadwell

m : When cubs feel in danger, they climb trees. That triggers the mom for a fight. The cub literally went ''this guy is threatening me'' Once again white folks stalking dangerous wild animals like they are puppies lmao

Art Dude : Legend has it... He's still standing in the woods saying, "Okay, Lilly"!

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.

Melissa J. : "i think she's nervous from the tree squeaking there"

Crystallyzer t : Him & the grizzly man should do a collab.. lmao

Darth Vader : You can tell he was nervous too. He handled that situation very professional. Im glad that didn't escalated to a more dangerous situation.