Photos: Our six favorite bears v. humans stories
Bears, bears everywhere. Just days after a bear walked into a bar in Estes Park, one with an appetite was caught on surveillance footage trying to spirit away a dumpster from a Colorado Springs restaurant.
Photos, video below.
The video, shared below, inspired us to collect our six favorite bears v. humans stories, all from the last few years. Neither bears nor people were hurt in the making of these tales (although one, captured near the CU-Boulder campus, met with a sad fate shortly thereafter). Check them out below.
Number 6: August 8, 2009
"An Aspen fur store employee said a small bear wandered into the shop, browsed through the aisles and then left without hurting anyone.
"Mark Goodman said the bear walked through the open doorway of Mark Richards Fine Outerwear, at 427 East Cooper Ave., Saturday night.
"Goodman said an unidentified man followed the bear around, taking pictures despite Goodman's pleas for him to leave." -- 7News, August 11, 2009
Number 5: August 23, 2009
"A bear chomped on the steering wheel of Jeff Leistad's car in East Vail, Colorado Sunday night.
"It defecated on his passenger seat.
"And it deployed the air bags.
"'It was literally like out of the movies,' Leistad said. 'My whole interior is totaled.'" -- Vail Daily, August 24, 2009
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