Teen Speaks Out About Confronting Giant Bear | 22 Words

The teen who saved her pups from a bear in her garden has spoken out about the attack...

Now, any mama bear is going to be extremely protective of her young...


Especially when a group of dogs come racing towards them.

And one bear in California wasn't having any of it...


But what nobody expected to see was a teenage girl defending her own cubs.

The last thing you would ever want to do is interrupt a bear when she's hunting for food with her cubs...


But one video with a brown bear and 2 cubs shows a teen doing exactly that.

She was spotted on the top of a fence outside a home in Bradbury, California...


Twenty-four miles northeast of Los Angeles.

And people can't believe what they saw...


In the video, the bears were walking on top of the fence, heading toward a fruit tree...

When 4 dogs race towards them, barking intensely.

Mama bear instinctively swiped at one of the dogs...


Catching the dogs nose.

Then out of nowhere, Hailey Morinico raced across the yard to save her dogs...

Shoving the bear off the fence.

Hailey, seventeen, then led her pups back to safety...


According to KNBC Los Angeles there were no casualties.

The station identified the bear as a black bear and noted that this kind of encounter is rare...

However, bears do sometimes roam around looking for food.

Meanwhile, Hailey's mom Citally posted the security camera video on Facebook, noting...


I yeeted a bear today 😅 how’s your Monday going? ##bear ##badass ##idiot ##fight ##worldstar

♬ Oh No - Kreepa

"My child Hailey Moriniconiconii just saved our dog with superhuman strength. For me one of the scariest moments in life."

Well, now the teen has spoken up about the event...​

Hailey, 17, said she felt like she had to act before something terrible could've happened.

"I was like, 'Oh my God, there is a bear and it is taking my dog,"


"It is lifting her off the ground, and if I don't do something about it, who knows what might happen to her."

Her maternal instincts for the pup, named Valentina, made her race towards the bear...

​"She's the baby in the family we go everywhere with her, (I) couldn't bear to lose her or have anything happen to her," Morinico said about her dog," Hailey said.

Hailey recounted the event in a TikTok video.


"I hear the dogs barking, and when I go to see what they're barking at, I'm like that's a funny looking dog." the teen says in the video.

"She is the baby, and as her slave, I have to protect her."​

"I go over to the bear, I look it in the eyes, and the first thing I think to do is push. Push that bear.

"I didn't even push her that hard, just enough to make her lose her balance."

Well the internet went crazy for the whole thing...

TikTok (@tempurashrimp)

You can see the video here.


Reply to @cynthiaromeroo ##greenscreen STORY TIME ABOUT THE BEAR if u have questions I’ll answer in the comments :)

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