It's interesting when Missouri trail cams capture wildlife passing by. It's even better when that wildlife is a bear who decides to not just pass by, but get up-close-and-personal with the trail cam like one black bear did.

This special bear moment happened some time ago in Madison County, Missouri. For reference, that's located here in the state.

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As you can see, it's one of the most heavily-wooded areas in Missouri. That means it's also a bear habitat. Watch this big guy who decided to spend quite a lot of time posing for pictures for a trail cam in this area.

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It's almost like he was deliberating his life decisions here.

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That's just a few moments before he decided he had to get close to the trail cam. REALLY CLOSE.

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As more and more bears are spotted in Missouri, you're gonna see a lot more moments like this. Bears doing bear things in front of trail cameras in the wilder parts of our state.

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