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Colorado sheriff urges travelers to lock car in bear country

 

August 3, 2018



CONIFER, Colo. (AP) — Travelers in Colorado are being urged to lock their cars when they're in bear country.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office in Colorado posted a video on Facebook that shows what can happen when a car is left unlocked and a bruin smells treats inside.

An officer used a rope to open the door and awaken the bear, which seemed to enjoy the food contents of a small station wagon before taking a nap. A half-eaten banana was left behind as the bear ran off into the woods.

The sheriff's office wrote it's "pawsitively sure" locking the door reduces the chances of losing imp...



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