Normally, when you aim a video camera towards the passengers on a rollercoaster, you hear screams or at least see some expressions on the rider’s faces. The same can’t be said when all of your ride’s occupants are teddy bears, like in this cute and soothing clip from the Walibi Holland amusement park.
Animator and concept artist Euni Cho created this heartfelt and beautifully-illustrated short film about a bunny rabbit living in a city of bears. She keeps to herself and struggles as a street musician until she embraces the strangers around her. The track is Tourniquet by Hem.
The PBS Nature series Spy in the Wild 2 used hidden cameras to get gets up close and personal with a polar bear. Watch in awe as the majestic white beast wanders the ice and takes a dip in the chilly waters. If it weren’t for the risk of hypothermia and being eaten by a bear, we’d love to join him for a swim.
Fat Bear Week is an annual celebration of the thriving wildlife in Alaska’s Katmai National Park. Their website features images and stories about these roly-poly, hirsute salmon fishermen so you can learn about the candidates. From September 30 to October 6, 2020, you can vote for your favorite bulbous bear.
Former Green Bay Packers QB and NBC Sports guest host Brett Favre sat down with Bob Swerski and Carl Wollarski to discuss their differing perspectives on the long-running rivalry between The Pack and Da Bears. With a little help from their digital assistant Mary-Pat, the superfans just might make their point.(Thanks Jen!)
Riding your bike on a downhill mountain path is dangerous enough all on its own – hence the helmets and pads these guys are wearing. But this ride down a course in Slovakia provided an added source of peril – a bear. Thankfully, the killer animal gave up the chase rather quickly.
A reminder that not every encounter with a bear ends up like The Revenant. While shooting wildlife pics, this photographer was approached by a brown bear who decided to sit down right next to him. If it weren’t shot back in 2014, we’d be wondering if it were Adam Savage.