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What should you really do when you meet a bear?

(courtesy CBC)

There have been plenty of stories of people running into wildlife like bears and cougars the last few days.

Sometimes there is a great deal of danger, like what happened to two men in Fernie last week when they encountered a mother Grizzly bear and her cub on a mountain trail.

They ended up fighting for their lives with bear spray and a shotgun.

What would you do if you ran into a big bear, that wasn't playing nice.

We spoke to several people on the street and then we spoke to Frank Ritcey, the provincial co-ordinator for Bear Aware based in Kamloops

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