With her bear hands! Crazy moment Utah woman fights huge bear and pushes him off garden wall to save her dogs
- A TikTok clip posted online shows a wild black bear, with two cubs in tow, trying to enter the walled garden of a Utah woman and wrestle with her dogs
- The woman, identified only as Cousin Hailey by TikToker bakelikepie, rushes to the rescue of her dogs in a true fight-or-flight moment
- In a brave move, the woman pushes the adult bear off the wall of her yard before collecting her pets and leading them inside
- Comments on the TikTok clip, which racked up 53.2k likes in eight hours, noted that both the mama bear and the female were simply protecting their respective fur babies
A Utah woman was shocked after a bear tried to break into her backyard, but managed to push the wild animal off her wall in a move to save her dogs.
In the clip posted Tuesday by TikToker baked likepie, a bear is seen walking atop the garden wall, with cubs in tow, while a group of dogs try to fend him off.
The wild animal clawed menacingly at one of the dogs as her cubs run away, just as a woman, identified only as Cousin Hailey in the TikTok caption, comes to her dogs’ rescue.
A bear threatens a pack of dogs in an unlikely standoff in Utah. The animal appears to be protecting her cubs while the pack of puppies tries to scare the mama bear
The dogs try to scare the bear off, but in vain – until the dog’s owner intervenes.
In a true fight-or-flight moment, the female boldly approaches the full-grown adult black bear and pushes him off the wall before immediately gathering her pets and going inside.
“She didn’t just fight a whole bear,” a TikToker noted on the viral video clip.
Several TikTok users noted that the bear was likely protecting her two cubs, who immediately fled the scene when they noticed the dogs.
“I didn’t see the little cubs in the first video, she was just protecting her babies and your cousin too,” one commenter noted.
The bear’s two cubs quickly flee at the sight of the pack of dogs, while the mama bear playfully tries to slap the puppies on top of a garden wall
The dog’s owner, identified only as “cousin Hailey” by TikToker @bakedlikepie, does the unthinkable and pushes the wild bear off the garden wall in an effort to protect her dogs. Comments noted how both the bear and the woman were simply trying to protect their respective fur babies
‘Wow! She’s a fierce mother bear protecting her fur babies,” wrote Lisa Ramirez of the video, which garnered 53.2k likes and nearly 2.2k comments in an eight-hour period.
“This is why no one goes to Utah,” another person noted in the comments.
The wild scene was captured on surveillance video and posted on TikTok on Tuesday, garnering 53.2k likes and nearly 2.2k comments over an eight-hour period. In this still, the woman from Utah bravely pushes the adult black bear off her garden wall to protect her dogs
Once the bear is successfully overthrown, the female herds her pups together, picks up one of the stragglers before running to the safety of their home
Fellow TikTokers noted how quickly the woman was able to spring into action to protect her pets, while praising her for her courage and quick thinking.
“Could you please post Cousin Hailey’s workout routine?” a commentator named Lexie joked.
“You’re dog mom of the century,” commented another TikToker.
“Kudos to the dog mama, that’s intense.”
The Zion National Park estimates that there are about 4,000 black bears in the state of Utah, ranging from brown to black in color.
While not usually aggressive, black bears may attack humans to protect their cubs or to forage for food, according to the park’s website.