A 17-year-old California woman was caught on video shoving a big bear off her fence after the animal took a swipe at her canines.
“The canine that the bear grabbed, she’s the infant,” Hailey Morinico instructed NBC Information. “I’ve to guard the infant.”
The black bear had been strolling with two cubs atop a fence on the residence in Bradbury, east of Los Angeles and within the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains. Footage from the yard confirmed the household’s 4 canines operating out to yap on the bears.
Though the cubs bolted and mama bear turned to comply with, she additionally started to swipe on the canines under.
That’s when Morinico ran out.
“I’m going over to the bear. I look it within the eyes, and the very first thing I feel to do is push it, push a bear, push an apex predator, man,” she stated in a TikTok video. “And to be trustworthy, I don’t assume I pushed her that arduous, I simply pushed her sufficient to make her lose her steadiness.”
The bear fell off the fence and Morinico grabbed the pup and bolted.
It labored out, however it additionally may’ve gone badly flawed for the youth ― one thing she is aware of.
“Don’t push bears,” she instructed KTLA. “Don’t do what I did. You may not have the identical consequence.”
Morinico sprained a finger and banged her knee through the encounter.
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