The video shows the bear pulling the large metal trash bin out of an enclosed area and unsuccessfully attempting to open its top lid in the town 44 miles northwest of Denver.
"It tries to take the bear resistant dumpster home with him, but cannot," the Parks and Wildlife social media post says. "No reward for this bear."
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