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Old 22 February 2010, 08:05 PM
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Bear Family raised grizzly bear

Comment: This guy found these 2 grizzly cubs with the dead mother in
Alaska. One cub survived and he managed to raise it to maturity.

You can see how his family interacted with the bear as it matured. Look
at the size he has grown to. The bear must feel he's another pet (notice
the honored guest at Thanksgiving dinner) and the humans are his
"family".

He's housebroken, very gentle and comes and goes as he desires. Can
you imagine having something like this as a pet? You certainly wouldn't
have to worry about someone breaking into your house if you happened
to be gone for a few days would you?

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Old 22 February 2010, 08:06 PM
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Isn't the bride in three of the later photos a movie actress?
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Old 22 February 2010, 08:08 PM
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It says he found the cubs in Alaska, but if that means he also raised the one cub in Alaska, then the only thing that stands out to me is the shot where they're in the pool. To my knowledge, no one has an outdoor, in-ground pool in Alaska.
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Old 22 February 2010, 08:44 PM
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Isn't the bride in three of the later photos a movie actress?
It looked like Missy Pyle:
http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0701512/

and when you google her name, that image does come up.
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Old 22 February 2010, 08:48 PM
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On the Wikipedia entry about her the bear is mentioned:

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Pyle married Casey Anderson, a grizzly bear specialist for National Geographic, on September 12, 2008. The wedding was country-western themed and took place in Montana. Wedding guests included Anderson's bear, Brutus, comedian Steve Agee, and bandmate Shawnee Smith.
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Old 22 February 2010, 08:48 PM
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I read this thread title as "Family raised by grizzly bear" and was sorely disappointed.
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Old 22 February 2010, 08:53 PM
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National Geographic's Exhibition Grizzly.

Interview with Casey Anderson.
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Old 23 February 2010, 02:58 PM
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It says he found the cubs in Alaska, but if that means he also raised the one cub in Alaska, then the only thing that stands out to me is the shot where they're in the pool. To my knowledge, no one has an outdoor, in-ground pool in Alaska.
They're in a hot tub, (looks to be above ground, or on a deck/patio) surely there must be hot tubs in AK? There are an awful lot of them in Northern BC. (as well as other areas of BC, AB, SK, etc)
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It's before that, around the 6th picture it shows the bear alone in a swimming pool.

ETA: I see that I wrote "they're" in the pool, but it's just the bear.

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Old 23 February 2010, 05:15 PM
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It's before that, around the 6th picture it shows the bear alone in a swimming pool.

ETA: I see that I wrote "they're" in the pool, but it's just the bear.
Yeah, sorry about that, I was reading that after an overnight 12 hour shift. Caught it immediately after submitting. I think it was the "they're" that threw me. Going back to bed now.
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Old 23 February 2010, 08:23 PM
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I like the hot tub shot. Didn't the guy offer a beer to the poor bear?
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