The animal pilfered the cooler from a picnic table close to the Roaring Fork stream located in the Great Smoky Mountains near Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Footage shows the young black bear walking over to inspect an empty picnic table before knocking a cooler box on to the ground and pushing it away.
Black bear casually strolls up and steals a picnic cooler from seating area in a Tennessee park pic.twitter.com/KxHZ1hHpvr— USA GAG (@USAGAG2) October 28, 2020
The bear knocks the cooler off the wooden bench as onlookers take their phones out to record the hilarious scene.
After trying to stand the container upright and open it, the bear gives up and devises a clever method of transporting the box.