This bear’s just a few steps away from passing a driving check.
A startling video reveals a black bear standing on its hind legs; opening the passenger door of a pickup truck and making off with a picnic bag it swiped from the again seat.
The deft bruin might be seen sniffing across the automotive earlier than tossing apart a cooler of drinks and snatching the bag in its mouth.
The spectacular show was filmed in Colorado from inside an adjoining constructing, the Day by day Mail reported Saturday.
Bears have change into more and more artful find meals, opening doorways to automobiles and properties looking for nourishing morsels.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife fielded greater than 5,000 reviews of bears rummaging in rubbish, properties and automobiles between April 1 and Dec. 31 of final yr.
Bears broke into greater than 300 automobiles and 500 properties throughout that interval, in keeping with the company, which in February produced a five-minute lengthy montage of residence footage of bears destroying automotive interiors and working off with large rubbish bins left exterior properties.
The exceptional variety of encounters might be attributed to an rising variety of residents transferring into bear habitats in addition to a shortage of pure meals assets for the animals, which may drive the bears to take dangers to remain sated, in keeping with Parks and Wildlife.
“We see reviews like this go up and down based mostly on the native meals availability,” wrote Jason Clay, the division’s spokesman, earlier this yr.
“In years the place there are much less pure meals sources, there appears to be extra bears which are daring sufficient to interrupt into homes and automobiles.”