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Is there a stranger place than China? Yes – Russia


This video is proof. Filmed in the city of Syktyvkar in the Komi Republic, it brings a whole new meaning the phrase ‘riding shotgun’.

Watch it here.

It turns out the bear is actually a professional circus bear and the stunt was reportedly done by a local biker club and the circus to raise money for a children’s clinic. Animal rights groups have now slammed the prank – we’re still amazed though.

Lauren is a journalist for, agedcare101 and The Donaldson Sisters. Growing up in a big family in small town communities, she has always had a love for the written word, joining her local library at the age of six months. With over eight years' experience in writing and editing, she is a keen follower of news and current affairs with a nose for a good story.

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