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Videos: Bear chases, catches gosling on busy Metro Vancouver pitch and putt

A little gosling isn't able to outrun the bear.
A bear chases a bird on the Central Park pitch and putt near a group playing on the course.

Warning: Some people may find the video disturbing.

Several people had a little more excitement than usual on Central Park's pitch and putt this weekend.

In a video posted on Reddit a black bear can be seen charging on the course, chasing a group of Canada geese through a group of people. As the bear runs through the area people scatter, though the bear seems intent on one goose, which appears to be a gosling.

The video ends when the bear catches it.

The video was shot over the Canada Day long weekend at the popular Burnaby park, which borders Vancouver. There have been no reports of anyone being attacked or injured by the bear while it was in the area.

A second video appears to show the same bear around the same time in Central Park, near Patterson Station. This video was taken July 2, around 2:30 p.m., according to Sebastian Plusa, who posted it online.

A group of people follow the bear in the park from a distance.

Commenters on the video online noted with surprise how deep into the city it got. Central Park is fairly far from large forested areas bears prefer. Burnaby Lake Park is less than 5 km from Central Park, but it is also disconnected from large forested areas.

According to a spokesperson for the Ministry of Environment, conservation officers attended the scene, trapped the bear and put it down.