STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Wildlife officials have trapped and relocated a black bear they believe has been breaking into cars in search of food in the Steamboat Springs area.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife officer Steve Baumgardner tells the Pilot & Today the 2-year-old male bear was trapped near the Steamboat ski area on Thursday night. The previous night, a bear had opened the unlocked car doors of an SUV and damaged the center console and dash.
Baumgardner says the bear or bears have figured out how to open car doors in search of food.
Now it's just a matter of time before wildlife officials find out if they captured the right bear. They believe two bears in the area might have learned how to open car doors.
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