When Daniella Mathews got home on Wednesday evening, she saw what initially looked like a huge dog in her northeast Vancouver front yard, but with a closer look found something different entirely.

I couldn't even think. I was just like, 'Oh, my god! A bear!' That's all I could say over and over again. Well, I mean with a few extra words in there.

Daniella was able to jump into her car and catch the bear bolting down her street. It ran around the corner until it reached a neighbor's fence - and climbed over.

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