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SOUTH PARK, Colo. (KDVR) — Colorado Parks and Wildlife responded to a heavily damaged truck after a bear got into it and ripped it up on Tuesday.

CPW reminds Coloradans and visitors to make sure their doors are locked and avoid having any food or drink in their vehicles that would attract a bear or other wildlife.

This is the time bears fatten up before hibernation so they can be more aggressive in their search for food. In order to avoid these types of situations, homes and vehicles should be bearproofed and other steps should be taken to repel the animals from coming near domesticated areas.