Tourists get chased by black bears in Yellowstone National Park

Tourists Get Chased By Black Bears In Yellowstone National Park

Some visitors to Yellowstone National Park had an unexpected encounter with black bears this week.

Reportedly, the tourists had gotten too close to a black bear sow and her cubs and that's when the animals got agitated.

The video posted by Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks shows people scattering on a bridge with the bears behind them.

The bears seemed just as confused and distressed as the tourists. At one point, a family can be seen rushing to their car when the mother black bear runs after them.

Fortunately, according to the authorities, the bears eventually found their way back to the forest and no one was injured.

Montana FWP notes that this incident, "serves as a reminder that wildlife can be unpredictable. For your safety and theirs, respect wildlife and give them room to roam. View and photograph from established observation areas. Stay a safe distance to reduce stress on wildlife."

Here are a few pictures of some more cordial animals:

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Tourists get chased by black bears in Yellowstone National Park
The baby kitten sits on the Beagle's back trying to get his attention.
The three play at Noah Ark Rehabilitation Centre after their rescue in 2001.
They go for walks together and play together until they fall asleep on the sofa together.

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