Have you actually looked at a container of bear spray before? As you might have thought, it's for trying to keep those bears away while you're out in the wild. You hear people talk about all kinds of techniques for dealing with bears in certain situations. Well, this type of spray can surely be effective if you've found yourself in a threatening situation along with a huge bear. Think about it like making use of pepper spray on a lawbreaker that is attempting to rob you. Just as the spray can incapacitate a lawbreaker, so can it immobilize a deadly bear if you're about to be attacked.