Pet dog raised by family for two years turns out to be black bear

KHQ.COM - Do you think you can tell the difference between a dog and a bear? Well one couple in China could not.

After purchasing what they thought was a Tibetan Mastiff while on vacation, it wasn't until two years later that the couple realized they had actually purchased a bear, according to the newspaper, The Independent.

The couple says that from day one they were always surprised by how much the dog ate but it wasn't until the pet reached 250 pounds and started walking around on its hind legs that they realized there was a mistake.


The "dog" is actually an Asiatic Black  Bear. The couple turned the bear over to a wildlife refuge where it can have proper care.

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