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Bear caught on camera destroying bird house at Burnaby Lake (VIDEO)

DH Vancouver Staff Jun 28, 2016 6:28 am

A black bear was caught on camera last week, breaking into a bird house on Burnaby Lake.

The encounter was captured by keen wildlife enthusiast Bruce Causier, who went to the lake on Friday after hearing about a bear in the area.

“When my wife and I walked out on the dock (Piper Spit), we heard a big crack and all the ducks took off,” Causier told Daily Hive in an email.

The bear then proceed to prowl around the lake until it reached a bird house.

“When I seen it start pulling down the bird house I was hoping it was empty,” said Causier.

“But the bear took some time … indicating that there may have been something inside.”

While black bears mostly eat plants and berries, they are known to enjoy a taste for other food if they’re particularly hungry.

“I was very lucky to see the bear…I have never seen a bear do this before,” said Causier.

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