Forget the “Care Bears.” Meet the Scare Bear!
Its eyes blink, its head and body rotate from side to side as a siren screams, warning all in its path — Scare Bear is coming!
According to a YouTube description about the odd-looking invention, the imposing figure in a tin hat and yellow raincoat is charged with 25,000 volts of electricity it delivers through a swinging chain. As the description generously notes: “Scare-bear robot will haunt your dreams.”
It’s apparently the creation of a Turkish farmer, who designed the mechanical beast to keep real bears away from his crops. Australia’s 9News reports Scare Bear’s right hand is holding a toy pistol.
The robot is said to be a multi-purpose machine: DamnGeeky.com says that 46-year-old farmer and inventor Mustafa Karasungur’s creation can also be used as a mobile power station for charging devices or powering a light.
There are no reports documenting either the success or failure of Karasungur’s robot, but the video is a smash, notching over 1.6 million views in two days.
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