Can the media's ignorant portrayal of bears get any worse?
This Discovery Channel Program called "Bear Feeding Frenzy" is the
dumbest thing ever produced on bears, it is purely a cheap, crappy
"reality" program which attempts to make bears look like completely
savage man-eaters, in the program they set up a mock campsite occupied
by crash test dummies and film the bears tearing apart the tents and
dummies like any bear likes to do with toys and things, but the
program's message seems to be implying that bears would typically do the
same thing with a real campsite occupied by human beings. A man also
gets inside a glass box while a trained captive bear playfully tries to
break into the box.
I remember reading an article little while back from a bear biologist
who appeared in the program and actually spoke out against the program
afterwards, saying he did not realize what he was getting into and how
stupid and misleading this program really was. I don't remember where I
saw this article but I'll try to find it again.
...But if that sounds pretty dumb, it's not even scratching the
surface of stupid. There is a program on Spike TV which had a short
segment story related with bears which was simply atrocious.
Spike tv is a terrible network which I hope someday tanks, the only
thing good on it was MXC, but aside from the fact that their sleazy
programming like "manswers" is garbage, this just outright makes me mad.
This story from another equally degrading show called "1000 ways to Die"
isn't even true, I did research and I found absolutely no story anywhere
of a man being mauled to death by a bear under such shocking
circumstances, this story is ridiculous beyond comprehension but this
program doesn't even clearly state that the stories on it are completely
fabricated. The program seems to convey that these stories are at least
partially true or based on some similar true occurance.
Nothing about this story could possibly be true:
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