'Rumble in the Jungle': Lake Tahoe Trailcam Catches Bears Battling It Out

A well-positioned trail camera caught a wrestling match between two black bears in South Lake Tahoe on April 23.

The camera was set up by nature enthusiast and local Toogee Sielsch, who told Storyful he was “pretty sure” this was “two young adult male black bear siblings.”

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE! Well, how about ‘friendly fracas in the forest’?” he joked, adding that the bears kept going for no less than 15 minutes.

Sielsch frequently captures videos and images of wildlife in the Lake Tahoe area and shares the footage on his Tahoe Toogee Instagram account. Credit: Toogee Sielsch via Storyful

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