Claude, the Kung Fu Bear

Claude the bear is a resident of Asa Zoo in Hiroshima, Japan. When he first arrived at the zoo in 2002, zookeepers supplied him with long sticks to play with. Claude has become adept at manipulating them in a style reminiscent of a Kung Fu performance.

When videos of Claude’s behavior were first published on the Internet, many viewers suspected they were a product of camera tricks or other fraud. Reporters for CNN, CBS and the Telegraph have confirmed that Claude’s skills are genuine. If you thought Kung Fu Panda was good, wait till you see this video:


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