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Another Animal Encounter
Posted by: Rolando
Date: June 01, 2022 01:23PM
Visiting some friends just outside of Ruidoso NM, having some wine and other* in the evening, we hear a loud <KLANG>!! as his dog starts barking.

Looking into the darkness, there is a large shadow in the neighborhood dumpster, moving about, then climbing out with a a trash bag.

A bear, just across the street from us. My friend says "don't worry, he got his easy meal, he won't bother with us and my dog!" I said "Riiiiight" and stood by the door. We watched the bear grab another bag and lope away.

The dumpsters are latched, but apparently not a problem for the bear.



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Re: Another Animal Encounter
Posted by: Racer X
Date: June 01, 2022 07:59PM
You should watch the Mythbusters episode with the bears and the minivan.



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Re: Another Animal Encounter
Posted by: N-OS X-tasy!
Date: June 01, 2022 11:36PM
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Rolando
The dumpsters are latched, but apparently not a problem for the bear.

He was smarter than the average bear.



It is what it is.
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