In rural Colorado, it does. That's where a couple believed they'd caught a car thief in action. Turns out it was really the nation's #1 threat — a bear — that was rummaging through their vehicle in search of food.

According to Mikel Baker—spokesperson for the Sheriff’s Office in Teller County, Colorado, where the incident took place—bears develop a keen appetite before hibernation to build up enough food reserves to last the winter. Some of them have developed the smarts to operate car doors.

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This, combined with their not excellent sense of smell, can spell doom for the interior of a car.

Peculiar chains of cause and effect can be triggered by even a single container of yogurt left unattended, as relayed in another story by spokesperson Baker:

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In recent years, one bear practically destroyed a car after yogurt was left in it. Afterward, investigators found yogurt smeared throughout the car.

You just bet it was not low-fat.

Photo credit and source: The Denver Post