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Does a wild bear dance in the woods?

Bears apparently can and do dance in the wild - or something closely approximating it. Researchers with the USGS have caught several on hidden cameras lately.

***WARNING*** Do NOT try this at home, kids. Bears are strong and often unpredictable. Just ask Tim Treadwell about that . . . the story is from Jeanna Bryner for Live Science:


Grizzly bears are getting their groove on, and new hidden cameras are giving scientists a window into the secret lives of these dancing bears.

This is no circus act. Between 2005 and 2007, Kate Kendall of the U.S. Geological Survey and her colleagues took video footage of black and grizzly bears doing what looks like the go-go at their favorite "rub trees."


Read the rest at the link above, and be sure to watch the video.

The most amazing thing is how well the bears can keep time to the music . . . ;-)


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Comments (4)

No relation to the bear who... (Below threshold)

No relation to the bear who used to ask Andy Williams for a cookie?

Bill(who's showing his age)

Could be a cousin . . . has... (Below threshold)

Could be a cousin . . . has more rhythm, though . . .

Hey, I can remember when Donnie and Marie were cute little kids, long before they became annoying . . .

"Tonight on Fox, a new real... (Below threshold)

"Tonight on Fox, a new reality show... Dancing With The Bears!"

J.

Is that bear a superdelegat... (Below threshold)

Is that bear a superdelegate?




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