Bears often find trees to use as scratching posts. Those who study bears will often place wire on trees they understand are popular with the bears to harvest the hair and analyze DNA for tracking information, etc. We don’t often get to see the bears enjoying themselves so much, but I think you will also enjoy this humorous video that is accompanied by a very fitting musical score.
From the YouTube Video Listing:
Published on Nov 11, 2016
Sometimes bears have an itch they just have to scratch! Episode two details below. The second episode of Planet Earth II focuses on mountains.
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· UK, BBC1 13th Nov, Sunday, 8pm
· Nordics (BBC Earth channel), 13th Nov, Sunday, 8pm
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