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Video: Colorado Black Bear Rips Into Deer

Bear Eats Deer
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Watch this black bear dine on a deer right in the middle of this woman's backyard.

It's not an uncommon occurrence for black bears to snack on deer, but catching one in the act is certainly something you don't see all that often.

So you can imagine the utter surprise and shock Colorado Spring's resident Megan Gallagher felt when she spotted such a spectacle from her back deck in late July.

As you're about to see, it's a somewhat-grisly sight but also part and parcel of nature and survival.

Bear eats deer in Rockrimmon area of Colorado Springs

They're not just going for berries in dumpsters, this bear was caught on video tearing into a deer for dinner last week in Colorado Springs.(WARNING: This video could be disturbing to some viewers.)

Posted by KRDO NewsChannel 13 / on Monday, July 30, 2018

It would take a heck of a lot of blueberries to equal the caloric quality this deer will provide.

What's the craziest wildlife sighting you've spotted in your very own backyard? We'd love to hear your stories.

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Video: Colorado Black Bear Rips Into Deer