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By Travel at 60In Latest, latestOn Monday 11th Jun, 2018

Travel at 60 Daily Joke: A tour guide in Alaska

They asked how to identify the droppings. Source: Getty.

In Alaska’s National Forests, a tour guide was getting ready to start a hike with a group of tourists. Before they set off, he gave a talk about the dangers of hiking in grizzly bear territory.

“Most bear encounters occur when hikers, being extra quiet along the trails in hopes of viewing wildlife, accidentally stumble into bears," he said, "the resulting surprise can be catastrophic.”

To avoid this, he suggested that each hiker wear tiny bells on their clothing to warn the bears of their presence. “Also,” he went on, “be especially cautious when you see signs of bears in the area, particularly if you see bear droppings.”

“How do you identify bear droppings?” one concerned tourist asked.

“Oh that’s easy,” the guide explained, “they're the ones with all the tiny bells in them!”

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