If you stumble upon a black bear, an accidental predator, what should you do?

Answer Calmly back away, drawing as little attention as possible.

Try to avoid startling the bear. Keep movements slow and avoid being perceived as aggressive or as prey. Be submissive by slowly backing away sending a clear message that you are not a threat. Do not turn and run acting like prey, or start beating your chest and shouting and screaming as he might interpret this as a challenge to fight.

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