My wife and I were hiking in Western NC and she was out front.  She noticed a momma bear and cubs and this was the first time she had seen a bear in real life. She immediately dropped to a knee and tried to bring the bears in closer.  (Shes from the PI and forgot that momma bears are dangerous).  I got up there quickly and pulled her back slowly...then went and changed my pants 🙂 LOL 


Another time about 5 miles from that point my brother and I walked up on a copper head (Way to close)....

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