Even peering down from a road bridge in Alaska is far closer to a grizzly bear than I ever want to get. What makes this particularly creepy? Those claws aren’t much larger than a harpy’s talons. The world is full of things that can rip puny humans to shreds.

Image credit: Kevin Hague


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