updated 02:22 AM EST, Sat October 25, 2014

"It was bad timing. Three or four seconds before or after, and it probably wouldn’t have happened."

From a black bear in Northern Alberta, to a rather large grizzly in Alaska, viral videos of bears seem to be everywhere on the web right now … But what happens after these close bear encounters? And is there a reason behind this new flood of sightings?

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