Forget the latest prizefight between two championship boxers — a showdown between a dog and a bear in California has everyone talking.
A bear wondered into a yard in an upscale neighborhood near Los Angeles Tuesday and was captured on a helicopter camera.
The "David and Goliath" battle played out on live TV.
As the bear fiddled around in the backyard, played in a pool, and wandered around, a brave dog named Ba Bao chased the wild animal down a hill.
Ba Bao was protecting his turf and did not want the curious bear interfering, leaving the wild animal to retreat back to its home in the woods.
"He is protecting the property, the family, but I was also concerned about his safety. I certainly didn’t want him to get into a fight with the bear," the dog’s owner, Eddie, told Inside Edition.
"Ba Bao" actually means "meat bun" in Taiwanese. It is nice to know, he didn't end up a meat bun for this hungry bear.
The homeowners say the bear sighting was actually a little frightening because they have young children who are usually out playing in the yard at that time of day.