Bear Breaks Into 'Bear-Proof' Trash Can and Makes Off With Bag of Garbage

One man’s trash is a bear family’s treasure, as one Alaska neighborhood found out when a bear-proof garbage container was successfully cracked open on August 9.

Footage filmed by Patricia Abston Cox shows the bear holding up cars as it relentlessly tries to open the trash can on a Kodiak street, while three cubs watch from the sidelines.

The animal eventually manages to get the container open, and quickly swipes a bag full of trash before making its getaway with the baby bears in tow.

“Persistence pays off,” Cox told Storyful. Credit: Patricia Abston Cox via Storyful

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