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A Bear Invades the Hotel That Inspired ‘The Shining’

As if the Overlook Hotel of Stephen King’s The Shining wasn’t a scary enough place, now the actual hotel used for the movie has a new scary character that has invaded its space. A black bear casually walked into the lobby of the Stanley Hotel (the real name of the hotel used for the movie) like he was checking it out before booking a room.

Seeing wildlife in the area around the hotel isn’t uncommon given it’s proximity to Rocky Mountain National Park, but a bear inside the lobby? That had people a tad bit freaked out.
Luckily, there were no guests in the lobby at the time and the bear left without harming anybody.

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