There are many reasons why you shouldn't text and walk. For instance, there's the number of steps you stand to fall down when you pay more attention to your phone than your feet.

But folks rarely even consider the threat of bears when they start typing on their touchscreen while on the move. And, really, they should.

Because you never know when one of the furry killing machines is around the corner, just waiting for someone who is so involved with their phone that they carelessly walk right into their clutches. Don't believe us? Watch this.

He was probably texting his buddy about the helicopter that was tracking the bear when he almost collided with the beast. Hopefully, he didn't make that same mistake again and text about his scary bear encounter while still afoot. You never know. There could be a lion on the other side of the street...