Do Not ‘Push A Slower Friend Down’ If You Encounter A Bear, NPS Says
View Source | March 7, 2023 12:28 pm
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- The National Park Service has some bear-y important tips for what not to do if you – and a friend – encounter a bear in the wild.
- “If you come across a bear, never push a slower friend down,” the agency wrote on Twitter on Tuesday, “even if you feel the friendship has run its course.”
- The agency used the lighthearted joke as a segue into some more serious bear safety tips.
- ”Seeing a bear in the wild is a special treat for any visitor to a national park,” the agency wrote in another tweet. “While it is an exciting moment, it is important to remember that bears in national parks are wild and can be dangerous.”
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