Must-see: Bears climb into man's car, get cozy behind the wheel

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Bears Climb Behind Wheel of Kentucky Man's Car

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Maybe they just wanted to go for a joyride?

Three bear cubs recently crawled into a man's car in Gatlinburg, Tennessee – and the shocking moment was caught on camera.

Explore>> Gatlinburg SkyBridge: Nation's longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Tennessee

According to WFIE, Chad Morris of Owensboro, Kentucky, was visiting the popular tourist destination last week when he spotted the undesignated drivers taking over his vehicle. Photos show the bears peeking out the windows, which Morris had left open, and getting cozy behind the steering wheel as their mother watches from the street.

>> See the Facebook post here

Is this real life.. tell me we are being punked 😳😳😳 🐻🐻🐻🐻 3 bear cubs in my car and the momma just lurking!! #Gatlinburg #Tennessee

Posted by Chad Morris on Thursday, May 16, 2019

>> Watch a video of the moment here

NUTS!!! 😱😱😱

Posted by Chad Morris on Thursday, May 16, 2019

In a Facebook comment, Morris said the bears eventually "climbed out and took off back down the mountain."

"I knew as soon as they got out and went down the hill, I put my windows up and they stayed up every time I parked," Morris told WFIE.

Thankfully, Morris’ new furry friends didn’t cause too much damage, though a bear did take “a chunk out of the seat,” he said.

Read more here.

About the Author