Smokey Bear is Speakin’ Spanish
Smokey Bear is a bilingual bear. Sip, it’s true. In fact, he can say this: “Solo tu puedes prevenir los incendios forestales.”
We’re not sure when he learned Spanish or how fluent he is, but he has released a book for his 65th birthday in English and Spanish. According to the Forest Service, that message has helped to reduce the number of acres lost annually to forest fires, or wildfires, from about 22 million in 1944 to an average of 6.5 million acres annually. That’s a big decrease all the result of bear.
Oh and just a note, many people call him Smokey THE Bear, but it’s just Smokey Bear.
Did you know that many people believe that lightning starts most wildfires? The fact is according to Smokey that nine out of 10 wildfires nationwide are started by humans. The main causes are campfires left unattended; trash burning on windy days; careless discarding of smoking materials and barbecue coals. If you’re got a camping trip planned, be sure Did
In the words of Smokey Bear, Dos Lives reminds you that “Solo tu puedes prevenir los incendios forestales!”Tell us what you think in the comments below or on:
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