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Bear snaps 400 selfies - wildlife camera wasn't just for him

2023-01-31T14:05:11.559Z


A bear has repeatedly triggered a camera trap in the US state of Colorado. In 400 selfies, the wild animal proves to be the perfect photo model.


A bear has repeatedly triggered a camera trap in the US state of Colorado.

In 400 selfies, the wild animal proves to be the perfect photo model.

Employees at Boulder Open Space and Mountain Park must have been amazed to discover that one of their wildlife cameras captured 580 photos.

And when they then also realize that one and the same bear can be seen in 400 pictures, they can only smile and put the pictures on the Internet.

Bear snaps 400 selfies – and knows how to stage himself perfectly

Recently, a bear discovered a wildlife camera that we use to monitor wildlife across #Boulder open space.

Of the 580 photos captured, about 400 were bear selfies.🤣 Read more about we use wildlife cameras to observe sensitive wildlife habitats.

https://t.co/1hmLB3MHlU pic.twitter.com/714BELWK6c

— Boulder OSMP (@boulderosmp) January 23, 2023

The photo series published by the park administration shows the black bear in a wide variety of poses - sometimes cheeky, sometimes dreamy, but always from the chocolate side.

Just like the pictures taken by a bear on a GoPro camera.

The conservationists' post quickly went viral on Twitter, where it has already been viewed more than 500,000 times.

A total of nine wildlife cameras have been set up in the nature park in the US state of Colorado.

However, the incredible bear selfies are a bit older, explains the park management.

This also applies to the recordings of a brown bear in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Black bears in Colorado are currently hibernating.

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Bear snaps 400 selfies – now he's a social media star

The area in which the nine wildlife cameras are set up covers an area of ​​around 46,000 hectares.

Actually, their recordings should provide information about other animals that live there.

But the vain bear took the opportunity to put himself in the limelight.

Now he's a social media star.

Enthusiastic Internet users have had their say in numerous comments.

Red list: 10 animal species are threatened in Germany

Even if it sounds strange to some hobby gardeners: the garden shrew (preferably living near human settlements) is listed as endangered in Germany in the Red List.

(Iconic image) © blickwinkel/Imago

The black grouse is on the red list in both Germany and Bavaria and has disappeared almost everywhere.

There are only a few specimens left in the Rhön.

Foresters and conservationists have created small biotopes with juniper bushes and blueberries.

(Iconic image) © Nature Picture Library/Imago

Not only are dragonflies beautiful insects, they are also quite useful and serve us well by keeping mosquitoes or horseflies away.

But the Helm damselfly dragonfly is threatened with extinction mainly due to the loss of its habitat and should be protected.

(Iconic image) © GFC Collection/Imago

A fly is a fly?

Are you kidding me? Are you serious when you say that.

According to Bfn, 46.4 percent of the stonefly is an endangered species.

© blickwinkel/Imago

A bat may seem spooky to some.

However, bats are extremely useful, incredibly fascinating, and highly protected animals. A bat may seem spooky to some.

Also because it is pointed out that the insectivores can transmit rabies.

However, bats are extremely useful, incredibly fascinating, and highly protected animals.

The tiny creatures need our protection - even the barbabie.

(Iconic image) © Steffen Schellhorn/Imago

An annoyance for most drivers.

Nevertheless: The polecat belongs to the marten family and is classified as endangered in the Rote Riste.

The reasons for this are intensive land use and a loss of habitat. An annoyance for most drivers.

Nevertheless: The polecat belongs to the marten family and is classified as endangered in the Rote Riste.

This is due to intensive land use and habitat loss.

(Iconic image) © blickwinkel/Imago

It's hard to believe, but the hare is also endangered. It's hard to believe, but the hare is also endangered.

In addition to natural enemies, humans also have something to do with it.

(Iconic image) © imagebroker/Imago

Adder (Vipera berus), Höllenotter, Bayern, Deutschland, Europa *** Adder Vipera berus , Hell adder, Bavaria, GermanSome hobby gardeners are frightened by a snake bathing in the sun with relish.

Most of the time it is the harmless grass snake.

But even if the adder is one of the poisonous snakes - it is on the red list of endangered reptile species.

(Iconic image) © imagebroker/Imago

European pond turtle, emys orbicularis, turtle, turtles, pond turtle, pond turtles, water turtle Among the reptiles, the European pond turtle is considered to be threatened with extinction.

(Iconic image) © Shotshop/Imago

The European hamster appears in the Red List as threatened with extinction and is one of the most threatened mammal species in Germany.

One reason: the constant intensification of agriculture. The rodents are actually only known from the children's room, where they are lovingly cared for and cared for.

But what about the field hamster?

It appears in the Red List as threatened with extinction and is one of the most threatened mammal species in Germany.

One reason: the constant intensification of agriculture.

(Iconic image) © blickwinkel/Imago

  • "Influencers of the future"

  • "This is so funny!

    We needed a little humor in our world!

    😻😻😻😻”

  • “Bear is playing with the camera!

    America's Next Top Model!”

  • "Better than most of the human selfies I see.

    🥰”

  • "Sooo cute....love it.

    🐻”

  • "'See that you get my good side!'

    lol"

  • "The bear is really sooo beautiful😍 and very cute!

    🐻💖💖💖"

  • "This bear is the other Kardasian sister who is never talked about."

  • "He wants to be a star!!!

    😂"

Rubric list image: © Boulder OSMP (Twitter)

Source: merkur

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