Animals Clash in Anchorage


Occurred on May 11, 2019 / Anchorage, Alaska, USA

Info from Licensor: "On Saturday afternoon around 4:15 pm, my brother and I were arriving at Davis Park to play frisbee golf. As we were parking, we noticed a black bear sow with two yearling cubs walk across the open field. I got out of the car, grabbed my camera and began taking photos and videos of the family for about 30 minutes. Eventually, they walked down a road and into the bushes and eventually out of sight.

At that time I turned off my camera, not expecting to see the bears again, and began talking about the sighting with my brother. About ten seconds had elapsed when I looked up and saw the sow without her cubs, back in the road with two large brindle colored dogs in hot pursuit. The sow stood up on her hind legs, swiped at the dogs and missed, then ran back into the bushes. I turned on my camera in time to snap a quick shot of the dogs just before they ran into the bushes after the sow and seconds later, two men ran into sight and I snapped a couple more photos.

At that time, I switched my camera to video mode and managed to capture what you are now about to see.

It appeared that none of the animals or men were injured, but I can't confirm that because I wasn't able to talk to anyone involved with the incident since the police arrived on the scene after I shut off my camera."