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Video from Arizona GFD shows bear attacking cub near Tucson

Posted: 4:13 PM, Sep 06, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-06 22:15:42Z

Officials in the Arizona Game and Fish Department in Tucson say they released a video Wednesday as a warning to wildlife watchers.

The video, released on the AZGFD Facebook page , shows a bear chasing a cub up a tree and killing it.

Click here to watch (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

The incident took place in June on Mt. Graham, about 100 miles northeast of Tucson. The AZGFD says the bear likely saw the cub as a threat to its success in mating.

Officials say they released the video to show why bears are so dangerous.