WATCH: These bears testing out bear-resistant trash cans is hilarious

Posted at 7:00 PM, Jul 23, 2014
and last updated 2014-07-23 19:00:37-04

trash can bearIf you’ve seen a bear in your yard, chances are good that it’s not coming to visit you, but your trash can.

The City Council in Boulder, Colo.  is making a big push for bear-resistant trash cans.

But those cans have to be tested to make sure they are the real deal.

Cameras got up close and personal at this testing facility near Yellowstone National Park.

As you can see, the bears were very persistent, but they just can’t crack this nut.

Watch the bear tests below: