I see that Blogger has just added a video upload and during my post(s) on
My video was made in 2002, well before the Bundaberg Rum commercial so I wasn't "stealing their thunder".
Here now is the Wazza and Holtie "Drop Bear" video clip, in all it's raw state. Fortunately for me that drop bear that attacked me was only a junior so I was lucky to escape with only a few scratches
What is a Drop Bear.
The Drop Bear is described as an arboreal, (tree dwelling) carnivorous mammal of
Drop Bears are not cuddly and friendly, like their cousin the koala. They are vicious, calculating, cold-blooded killers. Their usual method of attack is to select animals which stray from their group, including humans, dropping down onto them from above. They then proceed to wrap themselves around the body of their prey, squeezing them to death, often crushing the rib cage and breaking the neck. Occasionally when hunting, and when threatened, the Bears will drop down in front of, and then challenge their prey, snarling and flashing their sharp claws and teeth, before ripping their prey to shreds with their powerful arms and legs. Of all the ways to die in the bush, this would have to be the most horrible. If seen, Drop Bears should NOT be approached, as they are easily frightened and likely to attack. Vehicles are known to have been attacked, and being in one is no defence. An adult Drop Bear is able to easily break windows and enter vehicles to extrude would-be meals.
When you visit the outback of