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bear with me.

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National Park Service Notice –

READ: Please don’t run from bears or push your slower friends down in attempts of saving yourself.

As a follow-up to a previous post, if you come upon a stationary bear, move away slowly and sideways; this allows you to keep an eye on the bear and avoid tripping. Moving sideways is also non-threatening to bears. Do NOT run, but if the bear follows, stop and hold your ground. Like dogs, they will chase fleeing animals. Do NOT climb a tree. Both grizzlies and black bears can climb trees. Do NOT push down a slower friend (even if you think the friendship has run its course).

Stay calm and remember that most bears do not want to attack you; they usually just want to be left alone. Don’t we all? Identify yourself by making noise so the bear knows you are a human and not a prey animal. Help the bear recognize you as a human. We recommend using your voice. (Waving and showing off your opposable thumb means nothing to the bear) The bear may come closer or stand on its hind legs to get a better look or smell. A standing bear is usually curious, not threatening.

P.S. We apologize to any “friends” who were brought on a hike as the “bait” or were sacrificed to save the group. You will be missed.

#FindYourPark #RecreateResponsibly

https://www.nps.gov/subjects/bears/index.htm

“i’d rather write about polar bears than people”

-mary oliver

image credit: Bear resting on a log thinking bear things at Katmai National Park & Preserve, NPS/ J. Ehrlenbach

warning.

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“Do not  aim at eyes or face. Do not use projectiles other than those supplied or recommended by the manufacturer. Do not fire at point blank range. Do not use these toys against any living things. Never point or shoot the projectiles at anyone or pets.”

” ADULT SUPERVISION REQUIRED.”

the warning on this frisbee

was clearly written by someone

who had grown up with a younger sibling. 

“it could be that the purpose of your life is only to serve as a warning to others.”

-ashleigh brilliant

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no foolin’.

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just in time

glasses on

i read

i heed

the warning.

could have been

such

a disaster.

who would

have

ever imagined

that i

should not

toast

the warning paper

that comes

stuffed into

in the

new toaster

warning me

not to toast

the

warning paper?

lord, what fools these mortals be!

-william shakespeare , “a midsummer night’s dream”