'Beary Bad Problem': Determined Orlando cub makes off with early breakfast from trash can

A homeowner in Eustis, Florida – in the Orlando area – was startled when he reviewed home-security footage and saw a black bear cub sneak up on his family’s trash can in the early hours of January 5 and carry off a bag.

Footage shared by Eustis resident Quan Nguyen shows a bear cub knock over a trash can and flip the lid before it dashes off with a full bag of trash.

Nguyen posted the footage with “This is a beary bad problem!” written over the screen.

Nguyen said the “little” cub was most likely “afraid of all the construction going on” in the area.

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“He was just hungry,” Nguyen wrote. “Our kids are cleaning up the trash, but they really don’t seem to mind, knowing that a bear was here.”