Hungry SoCal bear performs balancing act trying to reach bird feeder

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (KGO) -- Nothing was going to get between a hungry bear and its next meal.

Ring camera security video out of Big Bear Lake shows the animal climbing a tree to try to get to a bird feeder.

The bear takes a sniff and then moves to Plan B.

VIDEO: SoCal family's dog wants to go play with mama bear, cubs in backyard
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A Sierra Madre family's dog rang a bell repeatedly because she wanted to go out and play with a mama bear and two cubs swimming in the backyard.

It manages to stretch out and balance itself on the porch banister and then walk on it without missing a step.

The bear then walks out of the picture, apparently coming up empty in its search for a late night dinner.

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