A hungry bear tried to break into a home a second night in a row in Palmer Lake, Colorado last week.
After stealing a bag of food from the home the night prior, the bear displaying “aggressive” behavior returned to find more food. A video tweet from Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows the bear lurking around the homeowner’s backyard in Palmer Lake, before standing up on its hind legs and peering into the window. The bear then pawed at the sliding glass doors in several failed attempts to break in.
WATCH disturbing video of a bear trying to enter a home last week in Palmer Lake. THIS is why we preach locking first-floor windows and doors in bear country. This aggressive behavior came one night after it took a bag of food from the home. Wait for the end. Scary. #BearAware pic.twitter.com/C0YqNrDVzy
— CPW SE Region (@CPW_SE) June 10, 2019
Wildlife officials warn residents to close and lock all first-floor doors and windows, especially in areas where bears tend to roam. Bars or grates can also be installed over windows to prevent bears from easily coming inside your home.
If you spot a bear in your neighborhood, call your local Colorado Parks and Wildlife office. For more information, visit cpw.state.co.us/bears.
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