National Park Service Issues a Reminder Not to Push Your Slow Friend Down to Save Yourself from a Bear
So you're visiting one of our country's fine national parks and... uh oh!... you find yourself face to face with a bear? How do you escape?
Well, the National Park Service would like to remind you what NOT to do.
READ: Please don’t run from bears or push your slower friends down in attempts of saving yourself.
As a follow-up...
Posted by National Park Service on Wednesday, August 5, 2020
They put up a Facebook post yesterday on their official page reminding people if they encounter a bear, "Please don't push your slower friends down in attempts of saving yourself."
The advice is mixed in with other tips like "don't run" and "don't climb a tree."
So if you can't run, climb a tree, or sacrifice your friends, what do you do? Stay calm, slowly move away, and walk sideways while you keep eye contact with the bear, they find all that non-threatening.
Read more at Cowboy State Daily.