Video reveals a bear standing on its hind legs, opening a automotive door, and serving to itself to a cooler within the again seat

  • Video shared by Colorado wildlife officers reveals a black bear utilizing its paws to open a truck.
  • The bear crawled within the cab and emerged with what seemed to be a bag of meals.
  • “Bears are gonna bear — individuals are the answer — change your habits,” Colorado officers stated.

A intelligent black bear captured on video in Colorado appeared to know precisely what he was on the lookout for when he opened the door of a pickup truck, crawled inside, and left with what was doubtless a bag of meals.

The video, posted by Colorado Parks and Wildlife on Might 12, confirmed the bear approaching the automobile on all fours. When the bear obtained to the again door, it stood up on its hind legs and appeared to peek into — however was extra doubtless smelling — the backseat. 

The bear then positioned its paws onto the door deal with and opened the truck door. It then pulled a crimson and white hard-sided cooler to the bottom, spilling what seemed to be canned drinks. The bear proceeded to crawl absolutely into the cab of the truck and emerged moments later carrying what regarded like a lunchbox or soft-sided cooler in its mouth. It then jogged away from the truck.


“In case you had been on the lookout for an indication to lock your automotive doorways — that is it,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife wrote alongside the tweet.

The company stated it has obtained 173 stories of bear exercise, unfold throughout 25 counties, in Colorado to date this yr, including that bears “ought to NOT be consuming from trash receptacles, chicken feeders or different human-provided meals sources.” Bears that efficiently entry human meals can change into food-conditioned, main them to actively search out human meals, which may be harmful for the bear and for folks.

“Bears are gonna bear — individuals are the answer — change your habits,” Colorado Parks and Wildlife stated in a tweet.