00:53 GMT07 August 2020
Listen Live
    Videoclub
    Get short URL
    0 310
    Subscribe

    Unfortunate events may happen to everyone from time, and those who receive a helping hand are truly lucky. Animals also find themselves in dangerous situations at times, as a benevolent family demonstrated when rescuing a bear in a compromising situation.

    Video courtesy of the Hurt family, which was shared on Twitter by local news outlet WMTV NBC 15 in Madison, Wisconsin, captures Brian, Tricia, and Brady Hurt acting quickly to save a baby bear who was swimming in the water while its head was trapped inside a plastic container.

    Video shows the family repeatedly attempting to get close enough to the juvenile bear so they could remove the jar, which was slowly beginning to fill up with water as it swam. 

    After multiple maneuvers, they were finally able to remove the container with the relieved bear seen swimming back to the shore. “Swim happy,” one of the rescuers says.

    Whew!

    Related:

    Golden Retriever Enjoys Swings
    New Season, New You: Husky Gets Summertime Blowout
    ‘Hungry Hungry Hippos’: Husky Wins Classic Game
    Danish Bengal Cat Gets Pampered With Vacuum Massage
    On the Road Again: Grizzly Bear Casually Strolls Across Bridge
    Tags:
    bear
    Community standardsDiscussion

    More videos

    • Happy Golden Retriever Loving Life
      Last update: 20:19 GMT 06.08.2020
      20:19 GMT 06.08.2020

      Happy Golden Retriever Loving Life

      Amid all of the difficult things going on in the world right now, it is important to take moments to pause and appreciate the little things, as man’s best friend recently demonstrated.

    • Cute Cat Online
      Last update: 18:56 GMT 06.08.2020
      18:56 GMT 06.08.2020

      Attack of the Clones: Charming Kittens Crouch in Unison

      Cats often crouch for stealth purposes when they hunt, while their movements are instinctive and largely similar among all feline species – and sometimes they prove to be quite amusing when they "synchronise".

    • Oh no why ain't we moving forward
      Last update: 12:00 GMT 06.08.2020
      12:00 GMT 06.08.2020

      Why Ain't We Moving Forward? Alaskan Malamute Puppies Running on Travelator

      Alaskan Malamutes are known to be very patient, friendly, and sociable dogs that love children and the attention they get from them. These dogs are similar to other breeds such as the Greenland Dog, Canadian Eskimo Dog, the Siberian Husky, and the Samoyed.

    • Not exactly sharing a post dinner popsicle
      Last update: 04:30 GMT 06.08.2020
      04:30 GMT 06.08.2020

      Adorable Golden Retrievers Demonstrate Two Ways of Eating a Popsicle

      It is hard to imagine a hot summer without popsicles and ice cream. People who love these desserts can often be divided into two categories: those who prefer to lick them and those who bite them. Turns out, dogs are not that different in this respect.