Colorado Bear's Joy Ride

By Meera Dolasia on July 26, 2010

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A Colorado bear prowling for food got more than he had bargained for when he stepped inside a car attracted by the peanut butter and jelly sandwich that lay on the back seat.

The incident happened in the early hours of the morning last Friday, in Larkspur, Colorado. After deftly opening the door of the unlocked 2008 Toyota Pickup, the large bear was trying to cram himself inside the car, when he inadvertently hit the car's automatic transmission into neutral. This sent the car rolling backwards about 38ft. off the driveway into a steep embankment, before finally coming to a halt in a thicket of trees.

Alerted by the car's horn that the bear kept pressing on, as he tried to wriggle around, the car's owner, 17-year old Ben Story called 911. Using a rope to open the car from a distance, police deputies released the stunned bear, which quickly scampered away from the now trashed car, but not without leaving a nice gift - a pile of poop on the front seat!


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Larkspur, CO 80118, USA
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  • WeeWednesday, November 26, 2014 at 8:51 am
    • wowMonday, June 23, 2014 at 8:33 am
      • ak 1058Monday, April 14, 2014 at 7:33 am
        thats funny
        • aosumnesssssTuesday, December 17, 2013 at 12:12 pm
          now i now what not to do in colorado
          • faith Monday, November 25, 2013 at 7:30 am
            wow really
            • colton martinMonday, November 18, 2013 at 11:19 am
              • yo!smileyTuesday, May 21, 2013 at 5:47 pm
                we had a bear come in to our house and he/she totally trashed our house!
                • CaydenFriday, May 17, 2013 at 7:28 am
                  A bear saw a sandwish in the back seat and that happen on last Friday in larkspur,cordorado in 2008 in Toyota pickup
                  • BRAEDENFriday, July 27, 2012 at 7:59 am
                    I think it was funny when the bear left a pile of poop on the front seat!
                    • jessicaThursday, July 26, 2012 at 9:30 am
                      eww me no likely

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