It should have been on the lookout for its pic-a-nic basket, or perhaps a pot of honey.
On Aug. 12, the shop’s surveillance digicam recorded a buyer outdoors of the store slapping the bear’s rump because it entered earlier than shortly retreating.
Then, in an excellent scarier second, video exhibits a retailer worker attempting to cease the bear from strolling additional inside. The bear snaps towards the person, who then backs off.
“It was kind of scary, yeah, I’m not going to lie,” the worker, Paul Heigh, informed KOVR. “It’s not in the job description, no, not at all. Fighting off bears was not in the job description.”
Extremely, the shop’s cameras then present a bear again within the retailer the subsequent day, lounging on the ground and snacking on sweet and crackers, in accordance with the report.
This isn’t the one retailer on the town that has had a latest bear run-in. A viral video confirmed a bear strolling right into a Safeway grocery retailer in Kings Seashore on Aug. 15.
The bear in that incident rummaged round a bit inside after which made off with a bag of Tostitos chips, Fox Information beforehand reported.
The lady who shot that video, Adina Baidoo, stated she had virtually walked proper into the bear when one other shopper warned her.
“This actual bear, right there, that I almost walked into, has gone into Safeway and decided … that he is going to go shopping,” she stated within the video.
Kings Seashore is positioned in Placer County on the shore of Lake Tahoe. County officers warn that the group’s proximity to open land means individuals can continuously encounter wild animals, together with bears and mountain lions.
The county recommends taking precautions like feeding pets inside and securing rubbish cans with snap-on lids or saved inside a storage or shed in an effort to keep away from inadvertently feeding wild animals. Bears are additionally drawn to compost piles, fruit bushes and bushes, officers warned.