How to survive a bear attack: What to do in an aggressive encounter (VIDEO).

The Best Things to Do in a Bear Encounter (Justin Bieber May Help)

The Best Things to Do in a Bear Encounter (Justin Bieber May Help)

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Aug. 29 2014 9:01 AM

The Best Things to Do in a Bear Encounter

First: Figure out what kind of bear you’re facing.

Grizzly Bear.

Photo by Scott E. Read/Shutterstock.

A man reported this month that he survived a bear attack because Justin Bieber’s “Baby” began sounding on his phone. It turns out he was on to something. As the video above shows, there are a few key things to do in an encounter with an aggressive bear. Disturbing ringtones may be involved in some cases.

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