Bear Cub Killed by Dumpster in Jefferson County
Colorado Parks and Wildlife is reporting that a male bear cub was killed after a dumpster tipped over on the bear. The tweet showing the 30 lb bear was pinned down and more than likely crushed by the weight of the dumpster.
Human trash is a major attractant to bears, especially this time of year prior to hibernation. If you happen to live in an area that bears might be present, make sure you lock your trash. Not only for your safety but theirs as well.