Gentle bear saves crow from drowning

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Christopher Hooton
Friday 01 August 2014 17:03
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Today in animals that don't usually interact interacting in heart-warming ways, we find a bear nonchalantly rescuing a crow after it falls in the pond in his enclosure.

The footage was taken at Budapest Zoo and according to YouTube uploader Aleksander Medveš sees a "crow rescue".

It's possible what we're actually seeing is a bear fishing a potential snack out of the water and then ditching it when he realises it's not a tasty salmon, but let's stop with the negativity IT IS OBVIOUSLY THE MOST GENTLE BEAR EVER AND HE LOVES THE CROW DEARLY.

The crow looks a little puzzled after its rescue, managing to get back to its feet and staring in disbelief as the bear doesn't chase it down but slopes off to eat an apple.

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