A man faces a bear trying to loot a bird feeder and the animal retreatsJun 212020
The moment was recorded in a video that went viral and received thousands of comments.
The American Scott Bixby was in his apartment in Steamboat Springs (Colorado) when he saw that a bear had climbed a tree very close to his balcony to steal food from a bird feeder. To chase the animal away, he couldn't think of anything better to scold it like a lapdog.
Any tips for bear-proofing a birdfeeder? pic.twitter.com/UUlRiwHYTB— Scott Bixby (@scottbix) June 17, 2020
The moment was immortalized in a video that shows how Scott repeatedly says to the bear "come down!" and "stop right now!" The young man's words took effect and the bear came down from the tree. The video, released on June 18, went viral and received thousands of likes and comments.