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Polar Bear Asks Human for Help

Polar Bear Asks for Help
Image by Moscow Zoo via YouTube

Nature is full of surprises, and occasionally, we come across moments that leave us in awe. In a recent video that has captured the hearts of many, a polar bear seems to be seeking assistance, showcasing the vulnerability of these majestic creatures.

A Plea for Assistance

“Troubled Polar Bear Has Tin Stuck In Mouth Asks Human For Help”, Source: Youtube, Uploaded: Moscow Zoo

The video begins with the polar bear approaching cautiously. The bear’s behavior suggests a mix of curiosity and desperation as if trying to communicate or seek help. While initially startled, the onlookers try to understand the bear’s intentions, speaking to it in soothing tones.

A Delicate Situation

As the video progresses, it becomes evident that the bear might be distressed. The repeated mentions of “челюсть” (jaw in Russian) suggest that the bear might have something stuck in its jaw or is experiencing some discomfort. The onlookers seem concerned, trying to figure out how to assist the bear without putting themselves in danger.

Human and Animal Interaction

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Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) in winter snowstorm. Image via Alexander Leisser, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons

The interaction between humans and polar bears is touching and tense. While the bear appears to be seeking help, its sheer size and strength make the situation precarious. The onlookers, understanding the potential risks, maintain a safe distance while trying to decipher the bear’s needs.

The Beauty of Compassion

The video serves as a testament to humans’ compassion towards animals, even those as formidable as polar bears. It’s a reminder that every creature, no matter how powerful, can have moments of vulnerability and that kindness can bridge the gap between species.

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No name

Sunday 10th of September 2023

This is so OLD. This story is from ages ago.


Saturday 9th of September 2023

It was in a zoo. The zoo let it get that captivity. Fuck russia and the zoo.

Sunday 10th of September 2023

@Brian, Nope, the video was sourced from the zoo, my guess is that the folks who did the care were from there. If you actually find the original video and audio,the rescuers flew 2000 miles out of Moscow to get to the bear... so no not in captivity.

Donald Bowerman

Friday 8th of September 2023

Big, bad bear or not, the mere fact it's a man-made aluminum can used to hold, presumably, food that was, presumably, then discarded by man that attracted the bear to it and created the whole problem is reason enough that man owed the bear what it could do to relieve the poor creature from its sad dilemma. It appears to have taken a herculean effort by man and machine to accomplish the task, but the end justifies the means. The polar bear is happy, I'm thrilled, and all of us should rejoice for this brief, but beautiful encounter between Earth's top two apex predators.

It doesn't matter

Friday 8th of September 2023

The sad part is, they were asking for a remedy, to a human induced problem. Maybe they are smarter and more in touch than we give them credit for.

Donald Bowerman

Friday 8th of September 2023

I would agree. Such encounters seem to happen with an ever increasing degree of regularity. It's nothing short of beautiful to see such interactions between man and beast end with everyone smiling.


Friday 8th of September 2023

I totally agree with Mick 100 percent. 👍❤️👍


Friday 8th of September 2023

@Deborah de Santamaria, Hahaha this is a proper chucklefest, love it !!

Bonnie payne

Friday 8th of September 2023


Deborah de Santamaria

Friday 8th of September 2023

Hello Karen. Get in line. Yer second behind Mick.

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