ICYMI, October has started off well for bear news. First, we had Otis, the crowned chunk and winner of the annual Fat Bear Week (yes, it's a thing). And now, we have footage of three precious little cubs, whose hammock struggles are so cute, it's almost unbearable.
According to ABC News, this #hammockfail happened in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Which leads me to think: Obviously these cubs were touring in some kind of bluegrass bear band and had been searching for a place to rest. It's the only explanation.
To be fair, hammocks are not always the easiest to hop onto, even for humans, several Twitterers pointed out:
That is okay because a lot of humans have not figured out how to use those things.
— Zolicon (@zolicon11) October 7, 2021
Looks like me trying to get on one. And this one is a net. 😅😅
— Kristy Kerley (@kristy_kerley) October 7, 2021
Hahaha! I'd be having the same issues! 😂😂
— Suzanne Jarvis (@countrymuzcfan) October 7, 2021
But I think we can all agree: Watching this trio spin, flip and fall in their attempts to hoist themselves onto the hanging apparatus is infinitely more entertaining than watching a person do the same thing.
I myself was especially fond of the super-impressive-synchronized-double-bear-flip extravaganza at the end. Seriously, these bears are ready for the Olympics. 10 outta 10. I don't even care that they in no way, shape or form "stuck the landing."
I do, however, feel a tad sorry for the one bear who had made it onto the hammock successfully and was lying peacefully … until the others decided to bring chaos. I'm sure anyone with siblings can relate.
When you're chilling and your sibling comes over and ruins your peace.
— Tee (@ilovetee8) October 7, 2021
Truly, the only thing that would make this video better would be some fun sound effects. Perhaps a fun "splat" noise at the end to really drive it home? Either way, it's a video that Goldilocks herself would dub "just right."
FLIPPING OUT: These curious cubs are still trying to figure out how to use a hammock. https://t.co/Dy5LGjBIVF https://t.co/pD2fjcAj6F— ABC News (@ABC News) 1633615146.0
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