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Old 07-27-2015, 01:12 PM
 
Location: Seminole County, FL
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Man Mistakenly Raised A Pair of Bear Cubs for Two Years

How the **** does this even happen??? LOL


(If this is in the wrong forum, feel free to relocate. I consider it a "current event," some might disagree. Thanks)
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:24 PM
 
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Judging from the picture, and thinking that if you don't know much about dog breeds, the story isn't all that unbelievable. If you bought a Newfoundland you wouldn't be all that surprised that they hit 100lbs in two years... but I think after they started sitting upright that I would be a bit concerned.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:26 PM
 
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Here is how that happens:

10 Dogs That Look or Were MADE to Look Like Different Animals

http://www.presscave.com/amazing-dog...ok-like-bears/

If the guy was from the country, with vision not as sharp as the perfect people in the world, it can happen.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:27 PM
 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
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Yeah, because bears can easily be mistaken for dogs, Lol. Maybe, this guy had some vision/mental problems, who knows.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:31 PM
 
Location: Southeast Michigan
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More likely he bought some exotic pets, came to regret it ( too much work / too dangerous) , and invented a story to avoid punishment.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:50 PM
 
Location: Seminole County, FL
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More likely he bought some exotic pets, came to regret it ( too much work / too dangerous) , and invented a story to avoid punishment.
This is more what I was thinking.
Besides, bears are omnivores and eat mostly fruits, whereas dogs are fully carnivorous. I highly doubt he was able to healthily raise bear cubs for two years with nothing but dog food and meat.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:51 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles
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Drugs were surely involved (or what the last 2 people said)
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Old 07-27-2015, 03:11 PM
 
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This is more what I was thinking.
Besides, bears are omnivores and eat mostly fruits, whereas dogs are fully carnivorous. I highly doubt he was able to healthily raise bear cubs for two years with nothing but dog food and meat.
I've known many dogs that like veggies, especially carrots.
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Old 07-27-2015, 03:11 PM
 
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Judging from the picture, and thinking that if you don't know much about dog breeds, the story isn't all that unbelievable. If you bought a Newfoundland you wouldn't be all that surprised that they hit 100lbs in two years... but I think after they started sitting upright that I would be a bit concerned.
Those Cubs do not resemble dogs. It is obvious with a quick look at their paws. One would have to be extremely vision impaired or a rube to believe a black bear cub is a dog.
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Old 07-27-2015, 03:15 PM
 
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This is more what I was thinking.
Besides, bears are omnivores and eat mostly fruits, whereas dogs are fully carnivorous. I highly doubt he was able to healthily raise bear cubs for two years with nothing but dog food and meat.
Did you see the story about the black bear who ate a 20# bag of dog food from a garage and proceeded to take a nap in the backyard?
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