This is why they almost went extinct.

This video teaches us an important lesson. If you'd like a large wild animal to not run into your car, ask it ahead of time. Don't wait until it's mere feet away and has too much momentum to possibly avoid it. It's just common courtesy when driving through a national park.

Stay tuned to the end of the clip to hear a woman say "OK…" in the most Minnesotan way imaginable.

Sources: Tom Carter