In Colorado, a bear takes 400 selfies in a park
Open Space & Mountain Parks
A bear took 400 selfies in a Colorado park.
UNITED STATES – It’s not just humans who are addicted to selfies. No doubt attracted by a lens installed in the Open Space and Mountain Parks natural area in Colorado, a bear triggered the camera more than 580 times. Result: of all these shots, 400 look like selfies of the animal.
Boulder City Parks crews posted these funny photos on social media on January 23, as you can see below, but they actually date from November. Since their launch, the black bear is nicknamed ” selfie bear », « the selfie bear », by the American press.
Recently, a bear discovered a wildlife camera that we use to monitor wildlife across #Boulder open space. Of the 58… https://t.co/hP0K1HPvnI
— Boulder OSMP (@boulderosmp)
Usually, the other animals in the park do not pay attention to these cameras, which are triggered when an animal passes. They are installed to track animal movements and learn more about the local species that live in the park, without human contact.
Front, side or back
According to a park spokesperson, the bear has ” took the opportunity to take hundreds of selfies »… and the photo session is worthy of the greatest models. The mammal appears sometimes from the front, from the side, from the back, or very close to the lens.
In a communicatedthe park team says it decided to share “ these photos that made us laugh » thinking “that they could make other people laugh too. ” Successful bet.
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