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    | Jasper, AB, Canada | Top

    (Note: I worked in a resort over the summer as a concierge.)

    Tourist: “Can we see any wildlife in the area, you know, by the side of the road?”

    Me: “Sure, we routinely see elk, deer, mountain goats and bighorn sheep. I’ve seen a couple wolves too, and we get a lot of bears.”

    Tourist: “Oh! Can we feed the bears?”

    Me: “No, sir, the bears are wild bears. They are extremely dangerous and you should never approach any wild animal. Just stay in your car, with the windows up, and you’ll be fine.”

    Tourist: “Oh… can we send our kids to play with the bears?”

    Me: “That would be ‘feeding the bears,’ sir…”