I Live With Two Grizzly Bears | BEAST BUDDIES

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    AN ANIMAL lover sees his two grizzly bears as family members after raising them from cubs. Jeff Watson from Paoli, Indiana has been a bear handler for more than 29 years. His bears, Bob and Screech were given to him as cubs by a tourist attraction in Georgia that was going out of business. Now seven years old, the bears live with Jeff and also form part of his educational presentations where he teaches people how to co-exist more safely with the grizzlies. Follow Jeff here:
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    Comments

    1. MXTALMILITIA-

      I'm glad he isn't a Timothy Treadwell and agitates or annoys the bears. This guy knows that they're the predators they are and doesn't try domesticating them

    2. Stage Name

      I love how they literally have ACRES to roam around. THAT is a awesome man and I would love to meet you.

    3. Pi O

      Your man looks like Thor after the snap🤪

    4. Tobias Cathey

      I went to the xoo grizzly bears are huge

    5. Aimee Thomson

      Salmon by bears must cost a lot to maintain

    6. Jakob VanVickle

      I live with two grizzly bears also..... My dad and my dog.

      1. oBioHaz

        L

    7. Sean Harris

      That’s exactly what I expect a man who lives with grizzly bears to look like.

    8. Chris James

      Asn n +olutely

    9. AVLRECORDS

      one day he grab u by the throat and its over

    10. Dan Salamone

      What a great man and story thank you

    11. arty life

      Thor!!!!

    12. gods-_-ko

      What happens if you try to rob him

    13. HUMAN RIGHTS FIRST !

      God bless you, man !! 👍👍👍👍 💕💞💜💛💚💛💚💜💛💚💞💕...

    14. PunkaSS bd

      This guy looks like a bear himself

    15. Melinda Andrews

      After the grizzly bear man documentary this is a hell no

    16. Mauwi Wowwi

      I commend these bears for keeping their pet human

    17. Mauwi Wowwi

      Burglar: wow this ranch looks nice, I’m gunna break in Bears: hold my beer

    18. Seth Bullock

      The real life Grizzly Adams.

    19. virginia Sanchez

      Hi Jeff is it possible to get a female for them so they have some cubs running around. Also if that were to happened would you still be able to be around them.

    20. Steven Hair

      You rescued these bears sir! Most people, like myself, admire you for this.

    21. real waris

      I think he needs some Khabib time looooool

    22. Leslie McCormick

      This man seems very level-headed and knowledgeable. Bears in my area who get to used to being near people are usually relocated far away, but some have been destroyed and it upsets everyone. Teaching people the correct way to interact with and avoid these great creatures is essential work.

    23. ryan0787

      Random, but...If he trimmed that beard he’d be a decent looking guy!

      1. Arkkari Perkele

        No need, the beard is badass.

    24. MikeNitro94

      Thor?

    25. Anna Luisa Rossini

      I wish you all the best 🐻🐻🐻

    26. EaST CoAsT MaCHete

      You Wouldn't want to pick a fight with that guy he has 2 grizzly bears.

    27. Deplorable1381greg

      Good job Jeff...respect to you.

    28. Jennifer Lopez

      🥺🥺

    29. Tony Elberg

      love this video, thanks

    30. Stephen Cooley

      You are Awesome!!

    31. prazertv

      Great video.

    32. exorientelux

      Protect the right to keep and arm bears!

    33. KitKatKween boo

      They're actually omnivores

    34. Lord Azreal Lais

      This guy must’ve served the Russians back in the day

    35. Mark Jenkins

      Love the video content-- extremely user friendly and whole lots to see!

    36. Asakura Joe

      Am I the only one or he look like thor when he's younger?

    37. NerdyGal Art

      Those bears know Santa when they see him. 🙏

    38. Jade M

      Captive animals is such a sad thing but this guy is right, what can you do once a captive bear has already become habituated to human contact. Seems like these bears have got the best deal possible considering their circumstances at the start of their lives. Good on this fella.

    39. Enzo Cirnigliaro 1

      Grizzly bears are not carnivores. They actually eat lots of plants, fruit and berries

      1. greg wishart

        omnivors.

    40. Anthony Palermo

      And one day it will eat him.

    41. Urban Student Prepper

      The world needs more man like this gentleman.

    42. Arash D

      What a great wise guy.

    43. Angela Netherton

      You are amazing sir!!Never stop what you do and God bless!!

    44. Jango Dude

      It's good this man seems to have a respect for the danger bears have.

    45. Mark Talamantez

      i live with 2 cockaroaches my brother n my momma

    46. Dee Dee

      My fellow black folks... yal already know 😂

      1. Naz Harvey

        Dee Dee On God 😂

    47. Chris Piper

      This video so far is unbearably cool Now just bear with me for a minute while i finish the rest

    48. Noah Wick

      i like this guy

    49. SpikyTuber

      I remember him trying to release them. It didn't work.

    50. jon jon goufema liames zenbin pinfen

      Hold ma Bear..

    51. Mike2014

      I was wondering that if a bear does not know that Jeff can get seriously hurt or injured then how would it know if it seriously hurt or injured him? If the bears have never seen Jeff hurt they might go around thinking he can't get hurt or at the very least the bears might think that Jeff is as tough as a bear. I would imagine that when working with bears, there would need to be a method for the bears to learn so they will know what it looks like when a human gets seriously hurt and understand. Otherwise, they may unintentionally harm Jeff thinking he can't get hurt or seriously injured. I'm sure these bears are probably aware that he can get scratched and bruised, but I would imagine that's alot different than seriously injured. I would think that a bear can't be expected to not seriously injure a person, if the bear doesn't know that the person can be seriously injured from force less than what a bear can sustain without being seriously injured. I could be wrong, but I would think that its important to let any strong animal know what it looks like when I am seriously hurting and/or the amount of force it took to seriously hurt me. Even if it's a fake reaction to a fake serious hurt, at least the animal would know and/or understand giving the animal a second reason other than respect to not be too rough with you.

    52. koto koto

      There is a deep respect for people who sacrifice virtually all their lives to devote themselves to nature and animals. Thank You.

    53. Zes

      wrg, idts

    54. Sergeant Danelarton

      He outran the bears

    55. Osos Blue

      I was wondering what would the bears do if you were attacked u should try it

    56. Lloyd Waters

      This mf is crazy with a death wish.

    57. KK Tea

      They’re so cute I completely forgot about my cats lol

    58. George price

      Being married to the typical woman is all the experience you need to do what this guy does!!

    59. Kelly L.

      Timothy Treadwell thought these guys were his friends too ...

    60. Shark Hunt

      Send me a bear in the mail please. I love them and will treat it great. .I’m very sickly and have no one in my life for close to 20 years. Receiving a huge bear as a gift just might give me the strength to fight on. Thanks 🙏

    61. Josh Barnes

      I just want to say that bears are not carnivores they are omnivores even grizzle bears eat grass

    62. Dokker62

      Good guy with two extremely nice looking bears. Thumbs up!

    63. Kari Manning

      Mad respect!!

    64. Motersickle Bum

      sorry there's an error and it keeps posting my post over and over again.

    65. Motersickle Bum

      sorry there's an error and it keeps posting my post over and over again.

    66. Motersickle Bum

      even domestic animals can attack when they perceive a threat. i was at the store and i let my wonderful female pitbull out to sniff around a tree when an employee came from behind a car and yelled something. he was being friendly but it startled us both. Shimi put her butt down and charged scaring the crap out of him. but she was a fantastic dog, protective but not vicious. i voice commanded her to stop and she did.... never startle ANY ANIMAL even a human.

    67. Motersickle Bum

      even domestic animals can attack when they perceive a threat. i was at the store and i let my wonderful female pitbull out to sniff around a tree when an employee came from behind a car and yelled something. he was being friendly but it startled us both. Shimi put her butt down and charged scaring the crap out of him. but she was a fantastic dog, protective but not vicious. i voice commanded her to stop and she did.... never startle ANY ANIMAL even a human.

    68. Holyhallie

      what could go wrong

    69. Scarlett Roger

      Yeah, you’re gonna get eaten.