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Teenagers Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV at the Sherman family home in Truckee, California, when they heard a ruckus coming from the kitchen.
The noise turned out to be a large black bear that had wandered in through an open door.
Naturally, the bear went right for the refrigerator. After some rummaging, the bear settled on a Tupperware container full of taco meat.
The bear ripped the top off of the container opened—almost like he’s done this before—and had a few quick bites.
The boys barricaded themselves in the TV room down the hall and notified their mom, who promptly called Law Enforcement.
Within minutes, a Sheriff’s deputy was on scene. The deputy kicked the door in, allowing the bear to escape—only to shoot it with a tranquilizer just moments later.
Bears in populated areas are smart enough to know where the food is, and the Sherman household made it extra-easy by leaving the front door wide open. They probably won’t make that mistake again.
I’m shocked at just how easily the bear opens the fridge, selects a snack, and then opens the Tupperware container. Hey—he earned that snack.