PARTY CRASHER: Bear Falls Through Skylight Into Birthday Party

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A baby bear literally crashed INTO a birthday party in Juneau, Alaska on Wednesday.

The 180-pound bear fell through a skylight and into the living room of the Merrill family’s suburban home, reports the Juneau Empire.

Luckily, people had yet to arrive at one-year-old Jackson’s birthday party. His family was still setting up for the boy’s celebration when the unexpected guest dropped in.

“I was literally in the room, and I heard this cracking,” father and homeowner Glenn Merrill told the paper. “The next thing you know, there’s this bear that, I mean literally, fell right from (the skylight). It was like one meter away from me.”

The “party animal” surprisingly didn’t appear too disoriented from his fall. Shortly after regaining composure, the bear began devouring lemon, blueberry and peanut butter cupcakes from the birthday food spread.

According to Merrill, he eventually had to spray mace at the bear because it kept returning to the back door to try and rejoin the fun.

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