Bears have fun when we’re not around.
A 58-year-old officer for Alberta Parks had intended to add a guitar accompaniment from a local Toronto musician by the name of Ewan Dobson to his short movie about black bears and grizzlies. The film used images he strewed together from cameras installed in various locations throughout Alberta parks. However, the file was much too large to send via e-mail and he decided to post the clip on his private YouTube account. In a fateful move, he didn’t realize that a private account doesn’t mean that its posted content is necessarily private. It turns out the clip entitled “What goes on when you are not there” was visible to the public.
Next time he knew, 275,000 people had seen it, so they decided it wasn’t private anymore.
Watch carefully at 2:02 for footage of elusive cougars (North American mountain lions)
Hat tip: Blazing Cat Fur