[IN VIDEO] A bear has an all-nighter in a car

[IN VIDÉO] A bear sleeps all night in a car< /p> UPDATE DAY

A bear managed to sneak into a car in rural Montana, but was unable to open the door to get out, being stuck in the vehicle all night.&nbsp ;

The plantigrade got into the blue car “a little after eleven o'clock in the evening” and stayed there “until seven o'clock in the morning”, explained Mike Pilati, owner of the vehicle, to the local channel KTVQ last week. .

The bear, a female, was likely looking for food, although Mr. Pilati, who resides in Red Lodge in southern Montana, says he left no food in his blue Subaru.

“From every once in a while you could hear a creak. I thought he was chewing on a garbage can or something. In fact, it was my car he was chewing on,” Mr. Pilati added.

After the hairy intruder was discovered, Mike and his wife Maria called the sheriff, but the latter, not understanding the urgency of the situation, told them that specialized agents would come the next day.

To free the animal, Mr. Pilati then took his courage in both hands and opened the door. door using a stick. “The bear came out growling,” he recalled.

Video captured the scene and then the reunion of the bear with her two cubs who were nearby.

< p>Result of the races: a ceiling ripped off with claws, a chewed-up dashboard, a fractured windshield and above all… a persistent smell.

“Bears are smelly creatures” , asserts Mike Pilati.