Getting the bear necessities: Canadian Man forms unique bond with bears

It would be completely understandable to freeze with fear in the face of a huge Black bear in the Canadian woods – but this man has formed a unique and special bond with them.

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

Richard Goguen, 57, has become known for his almost telepathic connection with the bear population of New Brunswick province.

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

His bond with them is so intense that he is widely known as “The Bear Whisperer” and he invites tourists to come on his special safari that “guarantees” a sighting of the majestic creatures.

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS - (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

RICHARD GOGUEN / CATERS NEWS – (PICTURED: Richard Goguen)

He said: “They are friends to me and I am friends to them.