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Old 01-30-2017, 04:42 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Wldrns View Post
When paddling the Yukon, locals told us to be much more afraid of moose than of bears. When a bear takes interest in you, it most likely is only after your food. On the other hand when a moose takes interest in you (especially when its ears are drawn back and head lowered), its intent is to kill you.
To a hungry bear you ARE food. Especially in Alaska. But bears are unpredictable there and as often as not will run off. However, he is right about the moose. Don't get too close and always give it a way out. I had a bear charge me by looking into its eyes. They can really move fast. It was a bluff charge fortunately and I got away obviously, and it wasn't in NY.
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