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“I was attacked by a bear! Watch a Florida man fight an animal to protect his dogs

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A man trying to protect his two dogs had a terrifying encounter at his home on Wednesday night in Daytona Beach.

In a video shared widely on social media, a man is seen walking past a Ring surveillance camera on the outside porch when his two dachshunds start acting nervously.

The doorbell camera shows a bear getting too close to a house in Florida. Then he kept on moving

Suddenly, a large black bear bursts through the screen door, trying to grab one of the sausage dogs.

The man screams, then takes action. He lunges at the large animal, which slaps him fiercely as the dogs bark frantically. The man then manages to throw a bench against the door that blocks the entrance.

The bear hastily retreats.

“Oh my God!” yells the man. “I was attacked by a bear!”

Kerry Hickox, who posted the video to her Instagram account @Kackybeans, told the Miami Herald on Friday that the bear got away and the hero of the video was her husband, Walt, who now had to get his shot. rage.

The Florida Fish Wildlife Commission is currently searching for the unwanted visitor and attempting to entice them by placing cinnamon rolls and other snacks in the area where they were spotted.

“As per FWC policy, staff will humanely kill the bear if captured as it poses a threat to human safety,” the FWC said in a statement.

Last week there was another bear incident in Volusia County. A woman was attacked near DeBary while walking her dogs. She was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The bear, who is said to have protected her one-year-old cubs, was “humanely euthanized”. The cubs were released because they are old enough to survive on their own.

The FWC says bear attacks are extremely rare in the Sunshine State. The agency receives an average of 6,000 such calls per year. Only 15 incidents of people moderately to seriously injured by these animals have been reported in about 50 years.

“I was attacked by a bear! Watch a Florida man fight an animal to protect his dogs

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