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Astana, Kazakhstan • 09 August 2023

National Park Thrills Tourists with Surprise Bear Family Encounter

The video of the mother bear and two of her cubs immediately went viral

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Tourists rafting along the Bukhtarma River in Katon-Karagay National Park were astonished by the sight of a brown bear family running along the riverbank, QazMonitor reports.

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The 20-second video posted on TikTok immediately went viral, capturing the vivid moment when a mother bear and her two cubs suddenly emerged from the bushes, surprising the tourist group. Initially, the mother appeared as perplexed as the tourists when she turned her head toward them, but she quickly regained her composure as her cubs hurried to her side.

Amidst gasps, cheers, and slight sighs of relief, the bear family disappeared into the surrounding greenery.

The video, filmed in the Katon-Karagay National Park in the East Kazakhstan region, garnered widespread attention, with the comment section overflowing with remarks such as "Wow, how are they so fast!", "What a beautiful bear, her fur is lustrous”.

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