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Old 05-30-2016, 10:35 AM
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Originally Posted by TubaDiva View Post
I watched an interview with Doug Seus (a well-know and very good Hollywood animal actor trainer who works with all sorts of dangerous animals) where he described the subtle body language and cues that his grizzly bears used when getting pushy. It does seem like there's a lot of knowledge and observation required to be safe around dangerous animals... techniques and expertise most people simply don't have or even know exists.

It's not just the size, claws/teeth, aggression, etc that makes an animal dangerous; it's the human's lack of being able to read the situation and how particular species show signs of what's building up.