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The 'dancing bears' absolutely stole the show on Planet Earth II last night
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WHAT BETTER CURE for the Sunday Fear than immersing yourself in the beauty of nature? From the comfort of your couch, that is.

Last night, thousands of people tuned in to the BBC for the second episode of David Attenborough’s brilliant Planet Earth II – this week, we saw everything from an adorable baby ibex…

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To an eagle in flight (thanks to a GoPro strapped to his body)…

…And a flock of snooty flamingos. OK ladies, now let’s get in formation:

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But the star of the show? A grizzly bear just out of hibernation with an incredibly itchy back and a nice tree to rub up against.

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Viewers quickly discovered that the bear ‘danced’ equally well to the music of Rihanna, Eminem, and Kelis, amongst others:

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And everyone else was just EXTREMELY tickled.

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Well David Attenborough, you’ve certainly cheered up this corner of the world. Keep up the good work.

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It seemed like everyone in Ireland was glued to the brilliant Planet Earth II last night>