A desperate video that went viral on social networks this week shows the exact moment a climber had to fight for his life when attacked by a brown bear in the middle of the mountain. Screaming and completely alone, the man defended himself with punches and kicks and was able to escape unharmed from the animal’s brutal aggression.
The victim, who according to the portal TMZ climbed a hillside Mount Futago, in Japan, recorded the entire episode with the camera he wore on his helmet. At the beginning of the sequence it is seen how, when she was already a few meters from the floor, the animal pounced on him at full speed from the top of the rocks.
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Product of fear and also to scare the beast, the climber began to scream and narrowly dodged the bear’s charge, which descended to the base of the mountain. However, he did not give up and climbed again at full speed to where the man was, who Finding himself clinging to the rocks, he could only use one hand and one leg to defend himself.
After several attempts by the animal to catch it, the climber managed to keep it on the ground by punching and kicking. After that, she yelled at him and made gestures for a few seconds, until finally managed to chase him away.
The terrifying interaction occurred in early October and those who studied the recording they claim that the bear attacked the climber to defend his cubwhich would appear in the bottom right of the image after the attack.
According to the aforementioned medium, the climber acknowledged having invaded the animal’s territory and he regretted what happened, although he stated that he had no choice but to defend himself against blows when he saw his life was in danger. In this regard, he added that they were his training in karate and martial arts those that allowed him to react in that way and take shelter.
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