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Brave bulldogs meet a black bear

It seems this black bear was an uninvited guest on the New Hampshire farm of Youtube user Cue Foils. When the beast trespassed into the yard to take a taste of their bird feeder, the owner's two bulldogs broke through their enclosure to surround the bear in a pretty incredible scene. See how the standoff unfolds in the video above.

From the owners:
"Our Bulldogs actually broke through the railings on our farmer's porch to confront our guest! One might say this bear is the world's the most, mild-mannered Black Bear ever confronted."

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redmond352 May 09 2014 at 5:29 AM

This is not surprising. Although bears are far more powerful than dogs, they feel somewhat helpless when faced with a dog, and especially with multiple dogs, because the dogs are so much more agile and quick than they are. Even pudgy relatively slow dogs like these English Bulldogs can generally intimidate a bear and chase it away. However, it is not advisable that we humans try the same approach. Best to leave it to the experts, the dogs!

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larrykcory May 09 2014 at 8:51 AM

Bear was just having a snack. Good thing he didnt want to KILL the dogs!

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John May 09 2014 at 9:08 AM

dumb home owner he should have kept the dogs in and took pleasure from seeing the bear no he had to let them out and be a ******* good thing the bear didn't kill both dogs. then he would be would be whining the bear killed his dogs

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Kim Ann John May 09 2014 at 9:17 AM

He didnt let them out after the bear. They broke out of their enclosure. READ!!

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jen Kim Ann May 09 2014 at 2:35 PM

I read the article, but missed that part from the owners. Sheesh. Retract those fangs.

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kavincsb John May 09 2014 at 10:06 AM

This incredibly short article----5 lines! TWICE says the dogs broke out. Not for nuthin' , but do you READ ?

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okhomejames May 09 2014 at 9:13 AM

Looks more like lucky bulldogs to me.

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gnobie01 May 09 2014 at 9:14 AM

they say...UNEXPECTED REACTION FROM BEAR....guess they don't know the way a wild bear would normally react to this situation...BY FLEEING

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Michael Keohane gnobie01 May 09 2014 at 9:32 AM

City people have no idea about the way animals act in the wild. Their minds are full of images of animals in cages and movie cartoons. Black bears, like most wild animals, will flee rather than fight. there is no ER treatment for either winner or loser in nature.

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tctcrob May 09 2014 at 9:18 AM

take your feeders down it is springtime.

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Kim Ann May 09 2014 at 9:18 AM

One swipe with those claws and you would have some badly maimed pups....

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auntaynn May 09 2014 at 9:55 AM

Who writes these intros to the stories and why can't they spell? Not saying I am the best speller or typist, but it is not my job!

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ebengler auntaynn May 09 2014 at 10:05 AM

i caught that also.

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James Wojciechowski May 09 2014 at 10:01 AM

Dont mess with a Bulldog!!!

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al12exb May 09 2014 at 10:16 AM

guess the bear was not hungry for bull-dog meat

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