Motorist Chases Large Bear Down Main Road In Car

This is the moment a motorist chases a large bear in their car as it runs down a main road.

The incident was filmed by a motorist at around 11pm in the closed town of Vilyuchinsk in the north-eastern Russian region of Kamchatka Krai and was later shared on social media.

Video Credit: CEN

In the footage, a large brown bear (Ursus arctos) is seen running along a main road as the driver follows close behind, commenting that the animal appears scared.

The stocky animal peers over its shoulder before veering right towards some trees.

Local media said that the bear was filmed on Krasheninnikova Street which is an inhabited area of the town.

Credit: CEN
Huge bear running on town streets

After the sighting was reported to the authorities, a bear hunter was sent to the area but the animal was not anywhere to be found.

There were also no further reports of bear sightings following the incident.

Netizen ‘Anatoly Gavrilov’ said: “I bet it was looking for the salmon that humans stole from it.”

‘Marat Kamalov’ commented: “People should be more careful when they approach such animals. The most important thing is to remain quiet and keep a safe distance otherwise they may decide to make you their prey!”

Credit: CEN
Huge bear running on town streets

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Story By:  Anastasia SmirnovaSub-EditorJoseph Golder, Agency: Central European News


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