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Response to Jarqui (Reply #43)

Sun Jan 7, 2018, 11:07 PM

54. Bears can move much faster than a human but not for as long a time.

Blacks bears can run plenty fast downhill.

Once I was driving very slowly on a grown over road on steep terrain.

A black bear came barreling down a cut back for the road and slammed into the driver's door and left a medium bear sized dent.

Bear didn't expect a pick up truck.

After slamming into the truck, the bear sat on its butt about 20 feet away on the road and looked very stunned and disoriented.

We got out of the truck but did not approach the bear but watched for several minutes.

Suddenly the bear got to feet and sped off into the brush and forest.

Your bear story seems slanted to drama.

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