'Bear Scare' Robot May Scare More Humans Than Bears - Backpacker

'Bear Scare' Robot May Scare More Humans Than Bears

The "bear-crow" comes armed with 25,000 volts of electricity.
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Fact: Bears like to eat a lot. But while most of us rely on boring old bear bags or canisters to keep voracious bruins away from our foodstuffs, one Turkish farmer has taken things to a whole new level. Behold his invention: a 9-foot-tall robot on wheels that swings its arms in jaunty fashion whilst carrying an electrified chain that delivers 25,000 volts to any unlucky thing it comes in contact with:

Effective bear deterrent? Um, sure. Pure nightmare juice for local children? Almost certainly.

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