Bear visits human neighbors, plops down at their picnic table

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Wonder if he just forgot his picnic basket. A family in Juneau, Alaska, had a real-life encounter with a bear that wasn’t Yogi last week.

The Bullman family had a black bear visit their back yard, but it wasn't just milling around the property. The big bruin sat himself down, just like a person, at a picnic table, KTVA reported. It looked like he was waiting for an elk burger, or maybe just the elk for dinner.

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Jessica Bullman posted video, recorded from safely inside the home, to Instagram, KTVA reported.

“Table for one” 🐻🍽 #alaskalife

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Wildlife officials in Alaska are reminding people to stay away from animals that are encountered in the wild and to keep a safe distance, KTVA reported.

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