Caught on video: Huge and hungry 'Scare-Bear' in trash can frightens SoCal homeowner

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (KABC) -- A giant and hungry bear gave a homeowner a scare Thursday.

Frank Nicholas Pirolo of Big Bear Lake shared a video on social media of the bear scrambling out of a trash can and looking right at him.

After a second of eye contact, Pirolo ran off.

He nicknamed the creature "Scare-Bear."

Pirolo said he ran because he thought the bear was coming after him, but "Scare-Bear" was just looking for food and was not acting aggressively.

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