Step ladder rescue

Three curious bear cubs got more than they bargained for when they clambered into a roadside dumpster.

The young bears, bear cubs - the offspring of a notorious black bear in Ruidoso, New Mexico - got trapped after learning how to open the bin's latch.

But help was on the way when a couple performed a daring road rescue by carefully lowering a ladder into the dumpster, enabling the trapped animals to escape.

Three Baby bears got stuck in a dumpster over night. Mama bear sat by the dumpster all night listening to her cubs cry. Shirley and Tom Schenk, help three bear cubs escape from a dumpster in Ruidoso, N.M.

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+46 1. paolo commented 12 years ago

awesome!!!! nice one for 3 litle baby's :)
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+35 2. hafa commented 12 years ago

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-6 3. sux2bu commented 12 years ago

Ford Super Duty diesel to the rescue. Love the sound of that big diesel clucking away.
Lucky they had that ladder with them.
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+31 4. khataroo commented 12 years ago

::(|) ::(|) ::(|) That was clever using a ladder and using your truck to deliver the ladder without getting mauled by mama bear.
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+36 5. Chogath commented 12 years ago

Faith in humanity restored thnx to Shirley and Tom! O:)
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+20 6. Austin commented 12 years ago

Apparently this was the 3rd time they had to rescue dumpster cubs which is why it was so well coordinated. People fail to secure the skip, bears know it is a food source, they keep comming back and this clever couple created a quick and clever solution. #5 agreed. Faith resored in humanity.
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-2 7. wongraven commented 12 years ago

That camera is super still !! Faith in cameras restored. Faith in humanity ??? Hahaa, we WILL kill ourselves no matter what FAITH you have restored. ANTI HUMAN ANTI LIFE
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-1 8. Archangel06 commented 12 years ago

Not to be a bummer here but it's funny people will go out of their way to help animales which is the right thing to do,but often will do nothing to help people in great need...ever seen a person eat from a dumpster?
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0 9. buckleg08 commented 4 years ago

that is a lot of cubs to feed...:D