Campers Watch In Horror As Grizzly Bear Mauls An Elk Calf At Yellowstone National Park

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As beautiful as nature can be, it can be equally as brutal at times.

It’s no secret that bears are pretty relentless when it comes to hunting for food, especially mother bears whose sole job is to protect, feed, and teach her cubs until they’re old enough to go off on their own.

With that being said, bears are going to take what’s theirs, and there are very few creatures out there that stand a chance against them when it comes to survival.

It’s also not a secret that they’re going to go after the smallest, easiest kills available… the babies.

Take this video for instance, where a tourist films a grizzly bear tracking down a herd of elk at Yellowstone National Park.

The video is initially shot from a far distance, but you can see the grizzly is beginning to close in on one of the pour elk, and you realize pretty quickly the calf doesn’t have a chance. The bear finally catches up with it…. game over.

The video then transitions to an up close shot, where the grizzly is visibly mauling the elk, slinging it around while it’s clamped between the grizzly’s jaws. Horrified campers look on, but it doesn’t seem like they necessarily enjoyed their front row seat to nature.

Welp… welcome to Yellowstone ma’am.

Needless to say, the grizzly successfully takes home dinner for the night.

Check it out:

Two Black Bear Cubs Wrestling Is Downright Adorable

Although bears can be relentless when it comes to hunting down their prey, they can also be pretty damn cute as well, particularly newborn cubs.

The perfect combination of mischievous and curious, black bear videos pop up on the internet every other day, and they always seem to be up to no good in their own way.

Whether they’re picking up a GoPro and taking a selfiescaling a rock wall or opening up a car door with people in the vehicle, it always makes very a very interesting video.

It’s almost hard to wrap your head around how smart they are.

Bear cubs are some of the cutest animals that run through the woods. There’s a lot of cute baby animals out there, but there’s just something about a black bear cub. I think it’s the fact they are incredibly small and just remind a person of a teddy bear.

It makes ya want to grab right ahold of one and pull it in for a hug even though that could end up being the worst mistake of your life. So, I don’t recommend that…

These bear cubs were caught by a security camera hanging out on someone’s front porch. They start to have a good old fashion sibling fight.

To bear cubs, play fighting is an extremely important way of learning. It teaches them young how to protect themselves and also fight back a bit. It also helps them gets stronger as they compete with each other.

The mother bear is seen in the background as the cute cubs duke it out for a couple minutes. The pair roll around and stand up biting at each other just having a good time and preparing for a life in the wild.

According to the owner of the house, they come around pretty often:

“Bears regularly visit my front porch and yard. They often get in my handyman’s truck and he has to wait for them to vacate before he can get back in. Approximately 7 bears visit the area regularly.”

Keep that doorbell cam rolling… this is some great footage.

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