Don't mess with Mama Bear!
Calvin Barrett, of Colorado, was driving through Montana's Beartooth Highway when he spotted a mother grizzly and her three young cubs.
In video footage captured by Barrett, you can see the cubs attempting to climb over a snowbank, but what happens next should be a lesson to everyone who comes across any wildlife—especially mother bears. The mama bear's protective instincts kick in and she charges at Barrett's car when he gets a little too close for comfort.
Check out the video posted on Barrett's Instagram below:
Slowed down to check out some bears on the way into Montana. Kinda goes without saying but, friendly reminder: don’t fuck with mama bears, or any mamas for that matter.// For future reference I’ve been informed that the way we approached the bears, slowing down, and invading their space is not safe nor respectful wildlife viewing practice. So if you find yourself in this situation be sure to stay back and give any wildlife a chance to move out of sight before moving forward.
So, lesson learned: don't cross mama bears and keep your distance.
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