Plantigrade Pastry Purloiner Persnickety

Plantigrade Pastry Purloiner Persnickety

7:55am Jul 17, 2015

A Colorado bear recently had itself a heck of a breakfast: 24 pies.

The owners of the Colorado Cherry Company bakery between Lyons and Estes Park say they've experienced bear break-ins before, but this one was a little choosy.

Apparently during his early morning ransack, the bear went for apple and cherry pies — but left the strawberry rhubarb pies untouched.

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene, and I'll take 24 pies please. Well, that was one bear's version of a grand slam breakfast after breaking into a Colorado bakery. The owners of Colorado Cherry Company say they've experienced bear break-ins before, but this one was kind of creative. Apparently, during his early morning ransack, the bear went for apple and cherry pies, but left the strawberry rhubarb pies untouched. So a bear has more selective taste in pie than me, not to mention Yogi. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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