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Partying Norwegian bears drink 100 beers, wreck cabin

  • Author: Craig Medred
  • Updated: September 27, 2016
  • Published August 11, 2012

Beware of bear party crashers. Not only can they drink you under the table, they know how to get down (and destroy everything).

In Norway this week, a mother bear and three cubs broke into a cabin where they had "a hell of a party," owner Even Borthen Nilsen said, reports The Local, an English-language Norwegian news site.

The bears ransacked the cabin and ate everything, including the marshmallows, chocolate spread, honey (naturally) and over 100 cans of beer.

The ursine raiders ripped an entire wall off the cabin to get inside. They then proceeded to gorge, drink, and wreck the place. "The beds and all kitchen appliances, stove, oven and cupboards and shelves were all smashed to pieces," Nilsen said.

Nilsen's mother and grandmother were the first to arrive at the cabin. They found the cabin "completely destroyed," and reeking of urine, alcohol, garbage, and bears. The windows were plastered with bear prints, and bear excrement outside left no doubt: The mother and her bear cubs had a wild night.

The biggest worry now is whether the bears will return to their party hotspot.

And Alaska thought it had a problem with unruly bears in Anchorage homes.

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