Unless you’ve been a Scout or spent a considerable amount of time outdoors, chances are you’re a bit unclear about the potentially life-saving protocol necessary to fend off a bear attack.
Do you play dead? Do you swing at the creature with sticks? Can you win its affection with honey?
Living in Canada, not knowing is a perilous endeavour. None of the above will serve you any good, by the way.
Ralph Perrson of Sweden recently found himself in a situation with a bear barrelling towards him presumably ready to engage in what would have been a very one-sided fight.
And lucky for him, he knew exactly what to do: stand your ground, make a lot of noise, and pretty much create tge illusion that you are the tougher mammal.
The effectiveness of this strategy is truly remarkable: