Don't you wish you had kept with those piano lessons? Well, not this Colorado bear. He doesn't need them.
A family's in-home camera captured a black bear entering their home, looking around, and then tickling some ivories. We presume that he also did his business in there somewhere too, in the great classical pianists' tradition.
It's a startling example of the uncomfortable proximity between the animal and human worlds. With civilization encroaching ever closer to the last few remaining examples of wilderness, and with animals natural food supplies dwindling, events like this are bound to continue.
However, if it results in more musical bears, than we'll have to consider how we feel about it. After all, the selection we hear he bear play may only be a small part of his repertoire -- he might know dozens more tunes.
Check out the video below and remember to keep your homes secure from bears.