VIDEO: Bear picks fight with garbage can in the middle of B.C. town

Andrea Cranmer posted a 30 second clip of the bear on social media.

A bear was caught on video Saturday morning getting into a fight with a garbage can on Market Street in downtown Port Hardy, on Vancouver Island.

Andrea Cranmer posted a 30-second clip of the bear on Facebook while it was trying its best to break in to a ‘bear proof’ garbage can outside of the Coastal Community Credit Union. Cranmer noted she hopes the bear “finds his way back to the Atli.”

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