If you’ve been reading Sick Chirpse for a few years you know that bears are low-key some of the fascinating and talented creatures on the planet.
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Well as the World Cup got underway yesterday, this absolute unit rolled up in the back seat of a topless jeep just casually playing a vuvuzela – the unofficial musical instrument of the World Cup:
According to Russia-ic.com:
In Russian culture the bear traditionally appears as the image of a good-natured and a somewhat dumb animal, undoubtedly possessing certain charisma. In folklore the Bear is usually named affectionately and respectfully as a man: Mishka, Mihailo Potapych, Toptygin, etc. So it is evident that the Bear is more likely a kind neighbour, or a guard, never a tyrant.
As you can see visiting fans thought it was the greatest thing they’d ever seen. Others on Twitter however saw it as an act of animal cruelty:
Awful treatment of a beautiful animal.
— Jimmy (@ramonegangster) June 14, 2018
This comes after the Russian football team were criticised by animal rights activists for using a bear to deliver a match ball during a game between third-tier teams Mashuk-KMV and Angusht:
Well, we may as well post some more bear GIFs while we’re at it:
If you ever find yourself face to face with an hungry bear, you might want to take notes from this Swedish bloke who managed to avoid being eaten alive.