Would you consider watching a bear destroy a birthday cake fun? If you answered yes, I have some most excellent video moments for you. It's grizzlies and birthday cakes and it doesn't end well for the cakes.

If you're wondering how grizzly bears get birthday cakes, I have an explanation. Montana Grizzly Encounter is one of the more compelling places in America to safely observe bears. They have several of their grizzly population who celebrated birthdays recently which led to this special video moment on their Facebook page.

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If you are fascinated by bears, you really should consider a road trip to Montana Grizzly Encounter. It's just a short drive across the Wyoming border to Bozeman. They describe themselves as a bear rescue and education center:

Welcome to Montana Grizzly Encounter; a Grizzly Bear Rescue & Education Sanctuary in Bozeman, Montana. Founded in 2004, MGE provides a spacious and natural home for rescued grizzlies. At the same time it offers the public a place to come and learn about grizzly bears as they watch the majestic animals “up close” in a beautiful mountain setting.

I wish every potential "touron" which gets too close to wildlife in Yellowstone National Park would instead plan their vacation at Montana Grizzly Encounter. They can see bears and not harm them or get harmed by them. It's a true win-win.

Make sure to follow them through their official website and Facebook for viewable grizzlies without risking life and limb.

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