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The bear was responsible for the gymnast’s accident as he pushed him by mistake. The bear, a performer for the Melanzh Circus troop, was walking on its hind legs and doing turns, when suddenly it lunged at its handler. An eyewitness filmed the attack on video. bear tackles one trainer wearing … A circus bear lunged at his handler during a routine show in front of a group of children. ... A man sweeps at the Taj Mahal monument on the day of its reopening after being closed for more than six … Russian Circus Bear Mauls Its Handler, Terrifying Crowd Just Yards Away. Circus bear attacks his handler in front of horrified families in Russia WARNING: Video may be disturbing to some viewers A circus bear attacked its … Video shows the moment a bear attacked its handler during a circus show in Russia. Bear filmed lunging at woman who got too close to take a picture. A bear in the Russian Far East earlier this month bit off the leg of a zookeeper, and a circus bear that broke free in the southwestern city of Saratov in June mauled a passer-by on the street. The bear, the star of the Anshlag traveling circus from the city of Voronezh, attacked the trainer on Wednesday after being ordered to push a wheelbarrow across the ring while walking upright, an act billed as âClubfoot and the Garden Wheelbarrow.â. If they see Putin, they will behave properly,â Mr. Peskov said. Video shows the moment a bear attacked its handler during a circus show in Russia. The footage begins with the brown bear being forced to push a wheelbarrow while walking on its hind legs, The Sun reports. Bear attacks trainer at Russian circus show. He told the Russian site Daily Storm that the bear had never been violent before, and that its aggression Wednesday was a result of old age and joint pains, which get worse in the autumn. Russian man films himself shoving bear, gets bitten (VIDEO) A criminal probe has been opened into the incident to determine whether the circus offered “unsafe services,” according to Interfax, though live animal performances are legal in Russia, even without a barrier separating audience and stage as long as the animal is muzzled. Video of the attack in Olonets, a town 180km north-east of St Petersburg, shows the bear walking on its hind legs pushing a wheelbarrow. Russian Circus Bear Mauls Trainer As Shrieking Spectators Flee. Eventually, the bear lets go and the man … 'Big' Bear Attacks Man in Colorado After He Accidentally Went Near Her Cubs Aristos Georgiou 10/23/2020 US Coronavirus: The country just recorded more than 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in a day. When a gymnast was injured and returned to the circus in a wheelchair, Yasha even licked his face. Onlookers at a Russian circus were horrified Wednesday when a 660 pound brown bear viciously attacked its handler before turning its attention to … ... the bear as it attacks the man. But ordinary folk, a Russian bear handler discovered this week when he was mauled during a circus performance, do not share the presidentâs aura of intimidating invincibility. Authorities in Russia have reportedly opened a criminal investigation after a bear in a circus attacked and injured its trainer, and which was captured on video. The attack, which was caught on camera, occurred in the Russian town of Olonets. A circus bear turned on its handler during a show on Wednesday right in front of horrified children. A criminal investigation has been opened in Russia after a bear attacked a circus trainer during a performance where it was made to push a wheelbarrow. Video of the Wednesday attack … Russian circus-goers watched a dramatic scene unfold on Thursday when an animal performer turned on its trainer. Ignoring complaints from animal rights activists about the use of wild animals in performances, many Russian circuses still feature bears, many of which roam wild in the vast, mostly uninhabited forest areas that cover much of the country. The handler, thrown to the ground and jumped on by a 660-pound brown bear, escaped the mauling without serious injury, but only after a colleague kicked the muzzled animal and prodded it with an electric stun gun. But bears, the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitri Peskov, told state television last year, know better than to mess with President Putin, who likes to burnish his macho image by wandering, sometimes shirtless and often with a television camera crew in tow, through remote forests. MOSCOW â Russian bears, according to the Kremlin, âarenât idiots,â so they never attack President Vladimir V. Putin when he takes to the wilderness for some relaxation. She said both the trainer and the bear were now doing fine, and offered assurances that âthe rest of our program does not pose any danger to spectators.â This, she added, includes âdogs, raccoons, pythons, monkeys, parrots, as well as trapeze, magic tricks, illusionists, an iron man and clowns.â. Circus bear attacks trainer after being forced to push wheelbarrow like human ... while recording the video, everyone thought it was a script. The animal then attacks the trainer and bites him as another circus employee runs in and begins kicking bear … The incident, which was caught on … A group of hikers in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park ended their trek in horror after discovering a bear dining on human remains. A circus bear attacked his trainer Wednesday in Olonets, Russia. Canadian premier makes a critical holiday plea, Before this teacher, school attendance was as low as 2%. MOSCOW – Officials have opened a criminal investigation after a circus bear attacked and injured its trainer during a performance in northern Russia. A video still of a bear attacking its handler, Ruslan Solodyuk, left, of the Anshlag traveling circus during a circus performance on Wednesday. But the muzzled beast suddenly turns on its trainer, knocking him down and leaping on top of him. 886 A circus bear attacked a trainer during a performance . The brown bear had … The performing bear is seen going wild in a Russian circus ring, attacking the man as children scream in fear. Children and their parents, seated just yards away without any barriers to protect them from the animal, shrieked in horror as the attack unfolded. A video still of a bear attacking its handler, Ruslan Solodyuk, left, of the Anshlag traveling circus during a circus performance on Wednesday. The bear pulls the man across the floor of the circus ring, and the tussle continues for several seconds, with the bear violent shaking the man. Dmitri Peskov, told state television last year. The stun gun saved the trainer from inevitable reprisals in front of dozens of spectators - during a circus performance in Karelia, the bear attacked the man and almost cracked his throat. A video shows the 32-year-old trainer being floored by the big cat which suddenly turned aggressive in the ring at a circus in Ukraine. A woman in Romania was caught on camera walking up to a bear to try and pose with it in a heart-pounding video. The circus manager said neither the trainer nor the bear were seriously injured, and blamed spectators for provoking the animal with flashes from cellphone cameras. Netizens Claim Animal Abuse After Russian Circus Bear Attacks Handler ... can be seen walking along with its handler after pushing the wheelbarrow and then lunging forward and attacking the man in the middle of the act in the video which has created a huge outcry. A shocking video shows audiences running screaming from a circus in Russia after a trainer was attacked by a 600lb bear. Wednesdayâs incident in the northwestern region of Karelia, next door to Finland, was just the latest in a series of attacks by angry Russian bears held in captivity. While walking the … The bear may have attacked due to sheer fright, unknown to Bulich, he might have been protecting himself. Ruslan Solodyuk, the bearâs mauled handler, said the 16-year-old bear, called Yashka, was on his last tour as a performer and was not feeling well at the time of the attack. The brown bear was made to push a wheelbarrow in Russia's Karelia region. The man and the bear were "doing fine," the circus manager said after the animal was kicked and subdued with a stun gun. In a video of the shocking incident, a 660-lb. ... emerged 2-1 … Read: ... Twitter was full of angry reactions to the video. A mangled body was recovered by one of the circus workers. By ... Man Gets Attacked Twice By Grizzly Bear, Films Video Of Himself Covered In Blood Lyudmila Misnik, the manager of the circus, told the Russian news media Thursday that spectators had provoked the bear by ignoring a request that they turn off the flash before taking pictures with their cellphones. They clearly do not like this. Captured bears, often tethered by chains, regularly appear on the streets of Russian cities as part of advertising campaigns or as gimmick attractions.