Photo of bear poking head through cat door goes viral

(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)

(WTNH)– A photo of a bear trying to break into a home through a cat door has gone viral.

Doug Harder tells ABC News that bears are a frequent but uninvited guest at his Sandpoint, Idaho condo. In May, he captured a photo of three bears just hanging out on his second-floor deck.

(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)
(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)

Then, this past Wednesday, Harder told ABC News that after a few days away, he came home to find a mess that he believes was left by a bear that had pushed through his sliding glass door and came into his condo.

The bear snacked on flour, brownie mix, Toblerone and Pepsi. But that wasn’t enough, because Harder then found the bear standing on his deck the next morning, trying to come inside again.

(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)
(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)

When that didn’t work, the bear apparently thought to try a different approach.

On Thursday night, Harder told ABC News that he heard noises at his door and that’s where he found a bear trying to get through his cat’s door.

(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)
(Photo: Doug Harder via ABC News)

Harder told ABC News that he wasn’t scared because he knew the bear was too big to get through and he was just happy to capture another great bear photo.

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