The bushfires of Australia is raging and burnt down thousands of acres of land and made many citizens and wildlife animals homeless. This led people across the world in social media to pray for the well being of the country and for the lives struggling in it. #PrayFor Australia hashtag trended worldwide with 1.07 million tweets. Meanwhile pictures and videos of the rescue operations and the firefighters are also doing rounds in social media with various kind of captions.
According to reports, it has been said that 24 people, 8,000 Koalas, 500 million other animals were dead due to the destruction. Around 1400 homes and 5.5 million hectares burned. The report also suggests that more than 10 million people faced toxic bushfire smoke.
Meanwhile, according to many leading news portals, a video of a bear cub refusing to leave a man who rescued him from the bushfire is winning hearts of the Internet users. Several news portals including India Today has been sharing the video by saying that it happened in Australia bushfire. The video was shared by a twitter user named as Julie Marie Cappiello who is an activist according to her bio. The fifteen second long video shows a bear cub tightly hugging a leg of the rescuer. When he tries to move, the bear was seen running towards him which left the netizens teary-eyed.
Sharing the tweet Julie wrote “This bear, rescued from a fire, won’t let go of the man who saved him. 🐻 💓”
Check out her post below :
This bear, rescued from a fire, won’t let go of the man who saved him. 🐻 💓 pic.twitter.com/lY3wpbpYfI— julie marie cappiello Ⓥ (@jmcappiello) January 1, 2020
The video was shared on the first day of January and attracted nearly 7,000 likes so far. People from the micro blogging site are expressing their emotions through the comment section and we can see them pouring love towards the duo. Check out some of their reactions below :
Awesome observation “unconditional love ” needs to be underlined.— Mohammed Imtiyaz (@GMdImtiyaz) January 4, 2020
Why cant people be more like this?— Max irrigation (@MaxIrrigation) January 5, 2020
I thought that too 🐾— Shelly (@catmummylondon) January 5, 2020
Heart touching moments— arvind gangwarroyal (@AGangwarroyal) January 6, 2020
Can’t stop tears in eyes— kausarali zaidi (@kausaraliz) January 4, 2020
Children of all living beings are adorable and innocent
What a love and gratitude this little baby was showing
Thanks for sharing
U made my day 😍❤️
Hope this little baby is taken care. Love & Thanks to the rescuers ❤🙏— Sanjeev Dogra 🇮🇳 (@sanjeevdogra3) January 4, 2020
However, it has been proved that this incident didn’t take place in Australia bushfire as we can see the video uploaded in youtube 8 long years ago. We found the video in youtube with a title saying “cute baby bear in wild snuggle the man”.
Watch the video here :
The video garnered more than 3 lakhs views as of now. What do you think on this old video being shared as the video shot in Australia bush fire ?? Comment your views below !!