When It Comes To Bear Encounters, Keep In Mind This Former Navy SEAL’s Life-Saving Tips

Bears Have A Few “Attack Tells”

Like any animal, a bear will attack if they feel as though they are in danger or are being threatened. Thankfully, they’re also likely to do a few things to signal their attack.

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To signal their strike, a bear will lower its head, reposition its ears, pad its paws, and growl at its target.