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(Animal Tracks)   Ugly-ass sloth bear cub plays with family like it's a dog. No, not a pit bull   (animaltracks.today.msnbc.msn.com) divider line 32
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2012-08-19 12:56:28 PM
Let's see if he's still so cute once he's grown up.
 
2012-08-19 12:59:52 PM
He's actually....kind of ugly-ass. And check out those claws!
 
2012-08-19 01:02:11 PM
Wake me when its a pit bull.
 
2012-08-19 01:03:12 PM
I think it would be cool to have a pet that's even lazier than myself.
 
2012-08-19 01:09:42 PM
FTFA: "If you're concerned about Buddu's fate, worry no more. The cub, seen here getting his hair combed by Juli, was taken from the family by wildlife officials Friday."
 
2012-08-19 01:09:45 PM
"If you're concerned about Buddu's fate, worry no more. The cub, seen here getting his hair combed by Juli, was taken from the family by wildlife officials Friday."

Part of me now feels sad instead of sappy, but I guess this is probably a good thing in the long run.
 
2012-08-19 01:23:07 PM
As anyone who goes to the National Zoo can attest, Sloth Bears >> boring-ass pandas

The Pandas Must Die
 
2012-08-19 02:02:21 PM
wac.450f.edgecastcdn.netMeltdown time!
 
Skr
2012-08-19 02:09:05 PM
Heh that thing sure has a dopey look to its face.
 
2012-08-19 02:27:25 PM

quatchi: I think it would be cool to have a pet that's even lazier than myself.


So you're saying you want to get a cat?
 
2012-08-19 02:28:44 PM
With claws like that, it ain't gonna' end well.
 
2012-08-19 02:32:31 PM
PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE someone post the story when it eats the family.

And here's hoping it does.
 
2012-08-19 02:36:24 PM
What's the reason behind taking away the bear and throwing him back in the wild? Will he get bigger? He obviously didn't like the wild. I'm just picturing him sitting on the jungle floor in the rain having a sad wondering why his friends got rid of him.
 
2012-08-19 03:07:41 PM
Those pictures make me glad that i am siting on my couch enjoying a soccer game with air conditioning and a nice cold beer.
 
2012-08-19 03:37:00 PM
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"Who's pretty? Who's pretty?"
"I am!"
 
2012-08-19 03:42:42 PM
"If you're concerned about Buddu's fate, worry no more. The cub, seen here getting his hair combed by Juli, was taken from the family by wildlife officials Friday."

Well I sure feel better now.
 
2012-08-19 03:44:37 PM

jimpoz: FTFA: "If you're concerned about Buddu's fate, worry no more. The cub, seen here getting his hair combed by Juli, was taken from the family by wildlife officials Friday."


So India has the resources to have wildlife officials?
 
2012-08-19 03:49:38 PM

get real: jimpoz: FTFA: "If you're concerned about Buddu's fate, worry no more. The cub, seen here getting his hair combed by Juli, was taken from the family by wildlife officials Friday."

So India has the resources to have wildlife officials?


India's a fairly wealthy country, actually.
 
2012-08-19 04:36:47 PM
F U subby, for perpetuating a horrible stereotype about pit bulls.
 
2012-08-19 04:46:53 PM
Honey Badger.
 
2012-08-19 05:26:34 PM
Most bears aren't hostile toward humans if they're not hungry. *

Black bears are skiddish and curious creatures, and will love you for life if you give them a juicy slice of watermelon or a chunk of honeycomb. (Don't do it, though. feeding wild animals is never a good idea)

Brown bears are curious, but they don't scare easily and will fight back aggressively, they appreciate meat over sweets.

Grizzlies, though, are assholes, just play dead until they get bored. Polar bears moreso, just play dead until they eat you.

And for the love of all that is holy, do not let a mother bear see you even close to her cubs, or she will ruin your day, and might just kill and eat you.

*There is a very good chance I am talking out of my ass.
Please do your own research before relying on the advice of some random Farker.
 
2012-08-19 05:34:35 PM
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I don't know. How long would it take to domesticate cuddlebunny sloth bear, like that goat in the picture above? You got dudes domesticating hyenas in Africa, and foxes in Russia, why not a tree sloth?

And, it's a sloth. it's slow. It eats chutes and leaves, and maybe beetles. It doesn't eat meat. Those claws are for digging tubers and shiat out of the ground, not clawing flesh and lapping up the blood and chewing through arteries and cartilege and shiat.

I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.
 
2012-08-19 05:44:44 PM

ExperianScaresCthulhu: [msnbcmedia.msn.com image 600x370]

I don't know. How long would it take to domesticate cuddlebunny sloth bear, like that goat in the picture above? You got dudes domesticating hyenas in Africa, and foxes in Russia, why not a tree sloth?

And, it's a sloth. it's slow. It eats chutes and leaves, and maybe beetles. It doesn't eat meat. Those claws are for digging tubers and shiat out of the ground, not clawing flesh and lapping up the blood and chewing through arteries and cartilege and shiat.

I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.


Gaze in horror upon the Sloth Bear of Mysore!!!! Gaze I say! Link
 
2012-08-19 06:03:42 PM

Saberus Terras: *There is a very good chance I am talking out of my ass.


Yes, you are talking out of your ass, obviously. Because you don't even seem to realise that grizzly bears ARE brown bears. DUH!
 
2012-08-19 06:07:51 PM

RealFarknMcCoy2: Saberus Terras: *There is a very good chance I am talking out of my ass.

Yes, you are talking out of your ass, obviously. Because you don't even seem to realise that grizzly bears ARE brown bears. DUH!


But not all browns are grizzlies. Grizzlies are so much more assholish than other species of browns that I gave them special mention.
 
2012-08-19 06:32:13 PM

Saberus Terras: Most bears aren't hostile toward humans if they're not hungry. *

Black bears are skiddish and curious creatures, and will love you for life if you give them a juicy slice of watermelon or a chunk of honeycomb. (Don't do it, though. feeding wild animals is never a good idea)

Brown bears are curious, but they don't scare easily and will fight back aggressively, they appreciate meat over sweets.

Grizzlies, though, are assholes, just play dead until they get bored. Polar bears moreso, just play dead until they eat you.

And for the love of all that is holy, do not let a mother bear see you even close to her cubs, or she will ruin your day, and might just kill and eat you.

*There is a very good chance I am talking out of my ass.
Please do your own research before relying on the advice of some random Farker.


When I was in Alaska, there are placards and table tents and flyers everywhere that tell you what to do if you encounter a bear. Step one is: identify what type of bear it is. Because if I'm close to a bear, I'm going to be thinking clearly and making an identification. It's no joke, while we were there, a man in Anchorage was attacked by a bear. He was just walking his dog in a park and without realizing a bear was around, walked between a mother bear and her cub.
 
2012-08-19 06:52:41 PM
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Oh, yeah. Oooh, ahhh, that's how it always starts. Then later there's running,,,and screaming!
 
2012-08-19 10:28:04 PM

ExperianScaresCthulhu: I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.


THIS
 
2012-08-20 12:10:15 AM

MagSeven: ExperianScaresCthulhu: [msnbcmedia.msn.com image 600x370]

I don't know. How long would it take to domesticate cuddlebunny sloth bear, like that goat in the picture above? You got dudes domesticating hyenas in Africa, and foxes in Russia, why not a tree sloth?

And, it's a sloth. it's slow. It eats chutes and leaves, and maybe beetles. It doesn't eat meat. Those claws are for digging tubers and shiat out of the ground, not clawing flesh and lapping up the blood and chewing through arteries and cartilege and shiat.

I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.

Gaze in horror upon the Sloth Bear of Mysore!!!! Gaze I say! Link


Scary story. I liked the way the locals waited months for a big hunter to come and save them, rather than get a mob together armed with clubs & pitchforks and go deal with the Beast.
 
2012-08-20 01:31:31 AM

Langdon_777: MagSeven: ExperianScaresCthulhu: [msnbcmedia.msn.com image 600x370]

I don't know. How long would it take to domesticate cuddlebunny sloth bear, like that goat in the picture above? You got dudes domesticating hyenas in Africa, and foxes in Russia, why not a tree sloth?

And, it's a sloth. it's slow. It eats chutes and leaves, and maybe beetles. It doesn't eat meat. Those claws are for digging tubers and shiat out of the ground, not clawing flesh and lapping up the blood and chewing through arteries and cartilege and shiat.

I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.

Gaze in horror upon the Sloth Bear of Mysore!!!! Gaze I say! Link

Scary story. I liked the way the locals waited months for a big hunter to come and save them, rather than get a mob together armed with clubs & pitchforks and go deal with the Beast.


and not just any big hunter, a Great White Hunter. like, whatever. It was dude's job to get paid to write fantastic stories for (white) westerners and their children. thanks for the link, though, MagSeven.
 
2012-08-20 03:44:16 AM

ExperianScaresCthulhu: Langdon_777: MagSeven: ExperianScaresCthulhu: [msnbcmedia.msn.com image 600x370]

I don't know. How long would it take to domesticate cuddlebunny sloth bear, like that goat in the picture above? You got dudes domesticating hyenas in Africa, and foxes in Russia, why not a tree sloth?

And, it's a sloth. it's slow. It eats chutes and leaves, and maybe beetles. It doesn't eat meat. Those claws are for digging tubers and shiat out of the ground, not clawing flesh and lapping up the blood and chewing through arteries and cartilege and shiat.

I understand why they took Boo Boo away, but if they loved him and he wasn't hurting anybody, that's his family. I don't want to know that they took him away from the only family he ever knew. I want to know that he's safe and loved somewhere else, he won't be killed and he's not alone.

Gaze in horror upon the Sloth Bear of Mysore!!!! Gaze I say! Link

Scary story. I liked the way the locals waited months for a big hunter to come and save them, rather than get a mob together armed with clubs & pitchforks and go deal with the Beast.

and not just any big hunter, a Great White Hunter. like, whatever. It was dude's job to get paid to write fantastic stories for (white) westerners and their children. thanks for the link, though, MagSeven.


I actually found that story just by Googling sloth bear because it seemed familiar to me. I remember reading a crypto-zoology book in grade school about a type of bear (or creature) that would hang out in lower tree branches after dark, above a path and reach down and "swipe" the scalps off of villagers and eat them, brains first. Looking at this creature, I was sure it was the culprit. Probably not.
 
2012-08-20 06:43:42 AM
Nah MagSeven I suspect such a beast would be perfect for such mythologies. I bet the story wasn't over exaggerated too much, just that a communal approach to problems were unknown in the area and hence why the monk originally asked this Great White Hunter to help.
 
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