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Bear found rummaging through fridge in boys' vacation home

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Posted at 10:25 AM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 10:25:08-04

TRUCKEE, Calif. (LEX 18) — Two teenage boys said they learned an important lesson after finding a bear inside their vacation home in Truckee, California.

Hayes Sherman and Bobby Harden were watching TV on Saturday when they heard a loud rummaging coming from the kitchen.

Turns out, it was a 250 pound black bear raiding the refrigerator.

The bear ate some taco meat and ice cream, then headed towards the TV room and started shaking the door.

Bobby tried to keep it shut while Hayes called 911.

Minutes later, a deputy kicked the door in and shooed the bear away.

According to the bear league, encounters like these are very common because bears have adjusted to human interaction.