Bear With OCD Stops To Pick Up Traffic Cone

This hilarious footage shot by wildlife photographer Michael Mauro shows a bear stop to pick up a knocked over traffic cone.

According to Mauro, the bear was walking along a road in Denali National Park when he noticed the traffic cone. To his surprise, the bear stopped and fixed the traffic cone before continuing down the road.

“It just goes to show that you never know what’s going to happen in nature,” he said.

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WAIT FOR IT…This clip comes from the archives…shot several years ago on the Canon XL1 on a mini DV tape. Came across the footage while managing data a few weeks ago. Unfortunately only half the sequence was captured…there were two bears walking down the road in Denali National Park and I wasn’t filming because they were on the road…who wants road footage. Knowing they would eventually move off the road the camera was mounted on a tripod and ready. As the lead bear walked past the traffic cone he smacked it with a front paw and knocked the cone over. At this point I started filming thinking the bear bringing up the rear might continue to play with the cone and knock it around some more. But as you saw this bear must have been the responsible older brother and he cleaned up the mess. It just goes to show that you never know what’s going to happen in nature. •* Jukin Media Verified *
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