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Wednesday, June 02, 2021

Teen Pushes Bear off Wall to Save Family Dogs

Incredible video shows a wild encounter with a bear in a Southern California backyard.

The frightening incident was caught on home surveillance video on Memorial Day.

Hailey Morinico, 17, said she heard the family dogs barking in her backyard and saw a massive mama bear on a wall with her cubs.

Video shows the bear repeatedly swiping at her mother's service dog while three other pups barked and darted around the backyard.

The teen jumped into action, shoving the bear off of the wall and quickly grabbing one of the dogs before running back into the house.

"Honestly, I did not know it was a bear until right after I pushed it. I didn't register in my head that it was a bear," Hailey said.

"I was like 'It's an animal and it's taking my child' and I pushed the bear."

A local wildlife expert says what Hailey did was dangerous and it's better to stay in the house or prevent the bear from even getting into the backyard.

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