Man has an up close encounter with a trash-eating bear

Although they may look soft and cuddly, bears are anything but adorable creatures. Even ones from Connecticut.

A man taking out the trash at his home in Avon, Connecticut, had a close encounter with a bear earlier this summer. The bear was attempting to rummage through his garbage when the man approached, so he quickly stepped onto his pickup truck for a safer look.

Unfortunately, the bear quickly noticed and got on its hind legs to check out the action. The bear even swatted at the man filming. Fortunately, the man was able to scare the bear away with little effort.

Read more: http://mashable.com/2016/10/03/bear-encounter-ct-garbage/