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Connecticut man has terrifying encounter with bear eating trash

AVON, Conn. — A Connecticut man who was taking out his trash had a frightening encounter with a bear searching through his garbage.

According to the Youtube page, the encounter occurred on July 31 when he stepped outside and noticed the bear.

The man, who was startled by the interaction, quickly hopped into the back of his pickup truck, but the bear saw him and got onto his back legs.

Luckily, the man was able to scare the swatting bear away and film the entire the incident without harm.