Black Bear Visits Florida Man's Home Twice

Tramaine Gaines was surprised to find the bear making itself at home on his porch.
3:00 | 12/31/13

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Now, to an unwelcome house guest, not too uncommon around the holidays. Not talking about the in-laws. One florida man had a huge black bear stop in for a visit, not once but twice. And steve osunsami with the guest who didn't talk. He's back, people. Reporter: Tremaine gaines nearly fell out of his chair. And he managed to record the reason why on his cell phone. It's a huge black bear, making itself right at home inside his screen patio, at his home in lake mary, florida. Gaines says he was in the kitchen, finishing off a pizza. And he noticed something big and bad searching through his things just a few feet away. I looked to my right. And to my disbelief I see two eyes looking at me out of the darkness. And the bear was actually on his way back in. Reporter: And it turns out the bear's been here before and knows its way around. Here it is again poking around the place just last thursday, when it first ripped through the screen on the patio. Gaines admits he had left out used cooking oil that may have attracted the bear. This time, there's no food. No food outside. I put everything in. First time, it was really funny. This time, I'm a little more concerned. Reporter: He has good reason to worry. A woman's been mauled by a bear. Reporter: Earlier this month, a black bear in longwood, florida, attacked a woman while she walked her dogs. Leaving her with serious injuries. That was just six miles away. How old is she? I can't tell. She's so bloody, I can't tell. Reporter: Experts urging anyone who lives near woods or wetlands to watch out. They say bears around the country are trying to fatten up for the winter. They're not too picky where they find their next meal. For "good morning america," steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta.

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