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Meet Casey And Brutus: The Man/Bear Bromance (PHOTOS)


Offbeat  (tags: unusual, off-beat, wildlife, humans, interesting, animals, photos )

Carrie
- 674 days ago - buzzfeed.com
Naturalist Casey Anderson adopted a grizzly bear named Brutus and brought him home. Now, the two are best friends, and Brutus has become part of the family. WARNING: We do not advocate having a pet bear, or even having a casual bear acquaintance.



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Florence Eaise (132)
Monday October 15, 2012, 5:37 pm
I used to watch Casey Anderson and Brutus on national geographic wild for two years but they took it off the air i have no idea why but i miss it very much Brutus is one lucky happy bear thanks Carrie for postng
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 15, 2012, 6:09 pm
noted, thank you Carrie
 

caroline s. (79)
Monday October 15, 2012, 10:57 pm
Amazing.
 

Nimue P. (230)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 12:04 am
That's one lucky bear, living the dream! Thanks :)
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 12:10 am
I'm glad Brutus is safe and sound but don't know how I feel about him living as a family member.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (379)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 12:21 am
Beautiful animal. This is really amazing! But be careful, mind you...
 

Andreia Capelo (15)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 1:27 am
Noted!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:21 am
He is such a beautiful Bear.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 5:33 am
Thanks.
 

Alexandra Rodda (176)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 6:03 am
Unfortunately people can't "read" bears because apparently they have no muscles of facial expression.
I knew a man whom we called "uncle Peter", who had spent 20 years in prison camps in Siberia doing things like chopping down trees, digging the Volga canal and even sewing clothes.
He adopted and orphan bear that became inseparable from him. He used to sleep in a bear hug every night.
Eventually Peter got worried about what would happen to the bear if anything happened so that he could no longer care for the bear. It was far too familiar and friendly with people. After all, it was people who shot the bear's mother. Because of this, with a lot of heartbreak, he gave it away to work in a circus.
This just shows that all animals, including us are connected and can learn to love and understand each other.
 

Sandi C. (241)
Tuesday October 16, 2012, 9:10 am
thanks
 
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