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grizzlies have at it. >> look at it, he's using his claws. look at those claws. >> they have so much power in those claws, they can just rip right through plastic. >> that bear is 350 pounds. the container? >> 42 pounds. >> 42 pounds. >> reporter: to get that all-important bear-resistant certificate a product must withstand 60 minutes of bear contact. >> that's the rule. 60 minutes. >> reporter: and if you pass, bearproof. >> you're done. >> reporter: you're done. okay. >> then you get a certificate. >> reporter: you get a certificate and your product on the market. >> that's right. >> reporter: round one is called. halfway there. >> it's holding up. >> reporter: it's holding up. >> it's still early. it ain't over till it's over. >> reporter: it ain't over till it's over. >> grizzly bears are truly opportunistic omnivores. their diet changes from day to day, from season to season, from year to year. >> reporter: the man who knows more than most, dr. frank van manon, a leading bear scientist devoted to these majestic animals for nearly 30 years.
you have said that we might encounter what? >> a bison on the road. >> reporter: and what do we have in front of us? this guy does not look worried to see us. he's coming straight for us. look at him. that was amazing. >> reporter: here the grizzlies' natural habitat. but just outside modern-day development. >> on one hand you have the park over here. and then you can hear -- there's a semi truck just barreling down the road. >> reporter: that area has changed a little bit over the last couple decades. >> armed with bear spray, we head to a clearing off the road. >> reporter: is it your civic responsibility to be bear wise? >> personally, yes, i would say so. most of these people don't want to see bears die because of getting into garbage. it only takes one house that doesn't have a bearproof garbage system, and that's all it takes for a bear to get in trouble. >> reporter: back at the center team hemmenway's getting ready to test five coolers. >> it doesn't seem that long, but when you're standing there watching it 60 minutes is a long time. >> reporter: two years of work went into today. >> this is kind of the end of the road for to us make sure
we've done our homework. >> reporter: i head in with the team to set the cooler. >> i think this one is going to pass. >> reporter: spirit the bear has other ideas. >> oh, boy. here we go. >> okay. rip the top off. >> reporter: teeth and claws go right through the cooler. it leads to -- >> you never want to see failure, but you know, this is why we're doing it. it shows us where we need to make some directions. >> reporter: inside the enclosure the cooler wasn't the only target. here's what remains of our gopro. oh, dear. the card's still going, and it's still filming. this has been inside a bear's mouth. she was able to just peel that right up. she didn't even have to bust through that second layer. >> yeah. i think i'm going to stop guessing on whether products are going to pass or fail. now it's cleanup time. >> yeah. how does what these bears do here in product testing, how does that test their brothers in the wild? >> if there's that cooler at the camping site and that bear doesn't get in, that bear's just
going to continue on down stream or in the back country where they normally live and they're not going to get that food reward. >> you believe that will help bears in the wild because it will cut down on how much interaction there is. >> very much so. and keep people safe. >> reporter: the day's almost done. bill's kodiak can is just shy of 60 minutes. >> he's doing one of his compression tpr moves. >> what will it mean when that clock strikes 60 minutes and you're good? >> the anxiety will be over. >> reporter: and later that day it passes. >> big step in the right direction today. >> absolutely. big step in the right direction. it saves bears and humans as well. >> reporter: for "nightline" i'm gloria riviera in west yellowstone, montana. up next, katy perry softening her roar. how she signaled an end to her feud with taylor swift during her 96-hour-long marathon broadcast.
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right now at 11:00, dub nation is celebrating tonight. the warriors are your nba champions. >> check out the scene earlier tonight right after the warriors clinched the championship. a huge party af at oracle arena. >> and what's a big party without fireworks? this was t after the dubs won game five. >> and hand it to the cavs, a moment of sportsmanship tonight between kevin durant and lebron james. >> and spilling into the streets, dubs fans can't contain their excitement. we have live team coverage starting now. good evening and thank you for joining us tonight. >> you saw the exciting game right here on abc7 tonight. it's the second time in three years the dubs have won i it al and the first time a bay area team has won a championship at home since 1974. >> we begin with sports director larry beal live inside oracle arena. >> reporter: i have said it
before and i will say it again, this is the reason the warriors signed kevin durant, for nights like this, and he literally carried them to a championship in game five of the nba finals tonight at home. man, the celebrities, the stars were out as we check out some of the highlights from game five, a snoop dogg was here, chris rock was here, part of a sell-out crowd, and kevin durant, the biggest star of all, looking for his first nba title, hits the three and just getting started. steph curry, 34 points and 10 assists, a little runner there, warriors up 11 at the half. third quarter, lebron spectacular in the loss, 41 points, 13 boards, 8 assists. in the end, the warrior offense came down to kevin durant, 39 points, the finals mvp, the warriors captured their second championship in three years, 129-120 was the final score as the confetti came down, and the warriors take the series four games to one. we bring in abc7's mike shumann.
you were having fun. i can't believe you didn't get doused in champagne. >> the oracle dodger is what they like to call me. but it was exciting. last time they did it was the first time. you related to it like the 49ers did years ago. second time around, a lot of guys, west, patch yulea, barnes, even the rookies all got rings, and it was so exciting in the locker room to talk to them afterwards. let's hear from the mvp, though, kevin durant. >> i come to bring it every day. i work hard, i believe in myself, i believe in the game, i respect the game, i love the game. and i knew at some point in my life that it would come around for me. >> worth every, you know, every shot we took in practice. it's an unbelievable feeling. i'm happy for him. you gotta call kevin durant a champ now. >> if they say 16-1 it was easy, but it wasn't. this series could have really changed in game three especially, but we had big time players make big time plays.
>> it hasn't been easy, i'm going to be honest, but in many ways, coaching this team has carried me through, and i look forward to it every day, to come into practice and seeing these guys. it's crazy, i'm living right. >> reporter: and i think it meant more to steve kerr than the first time around. >> oh, yeah. >> when i talked about march, you could see how special it was. he said he teared up when he hugged him. because people don't realize what he went through this season. >> yeah, the complications from the back surgery, still probably experiencing headaches, just hope that over the course of the offseason he really gets healthy 100%, and can really enjoy what the warriors accomplished this season. you can call kevin durant -- a lot of people called him soft. they called him cup cake. >> a villain. >> and tonight you gotta call him nba champion. he's going to light it up. >> this means i don't have to go back to cleveland, right?
>> only one way if you go. that's what management says. [ laughter ] >> lots more coming up in sports. back to you. >> not until next season anyway. >> thanks, guys. let's continue our live team coverage now. abc7's katie nation. >> reporter: we know warriors fans are the loudest in the nba, and maybe even the best dance moves. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: the love for the warriors championship is bursting out of oracle. >> i like to say, redemption is amazing. you know, redemption! congratulations, warriors, you deserve this! >> reporter: a win in game five that some feared might not happen. >> it was a little sketchy at first, they were kinda neck and neck, but then the warriors pulled away. >> reporter: and when they they did so in style.
>> it was an exclamation point, took it over. he knew they won. >> they would play when the clock got to two seconds and it was over. that was my favorite play. >> reporter: when you're pitted against a rival team after losing to them last season, you've anticipated this moment for a full year. >> i feel wonderful. i was here last year for game seven, and it's been such a letdown. so i've been waiting a year for this moment. >> it was sweet. revenge is always sweet. and this was payback from last year. people are just ready to celebrate. >> you can feel the vibration in the building. it's amazing. >> reporter: fans are gonna want to get their hands on this, the finals gear, the championship hat, and we also have the t-shirt here to show you, and i'm going to ask, do you think this is business casual? will it fly tomorrow at the office? i'm asking for a friend or maybe the rest of the bay area, who's going to be wanting to sport this look at work tomorrow. >> i think you can wear it. >> i think it's okay. >> i think you could wear it to
a black tie function. >> and it would be accepted. let's stay at oracle. >> wayne freedman is live. you've been back and forth to cleveland. fun to be here for this big win. >> reporter: well, gotta tell you, dan, i've been covering news in this market for 36 years, and never in 36 years have i seen such unbridled joy. maybe when the 49ers won their first super bowl, maybe when the giants broke through. but when that confetti fell from the ceiling tonight, grown men in the stands were weeping. here's what it looked like inside. >> reporter: maybe we thought the long rainy season had ended, but in oakland tonight, it came back in a different form, yellow confetti covering everything and everyone, from ordinary folks to the famous, and all celebrating as one. >> i'm heam for oakland, happy pyou feel me?rea. >> it means the world to win a championship on your own floor,
celebrate in front of your fans. it's beautiful. once in a lifetime. you gotta really enjoy it. but i look forward to them doing it again. >> is this a once in a lifetime experience? >> right now it is, so enjoy the moment. >> reporter: the celebration spilled overto the plaza outside, dancing, singing. >> the bay area got a unique energy and i had a chance to be a part of it. >> we need this win. i love for the warriors to stay here, but i know that they're leaving and it's great to have a win here before they go. >> reporter: and they are still celebrating this hour. the parking lot still has cars in it. we're still hearing shouts over our shoulder. i'm predicting that a lot of people in the bay area are going to call in sick tomorrow. the illness will be delirium. live from oakland, wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> that's a good one. thank you, wayne. not everyone can make it, of course, to oracle tonight. >> no, abc7's lilian kim
continues our coverage with the fans who gathered at bars and restaurants to cheer on the dubs to victory tonight. >> reporter: dan and alma, what a night. drake's dealership in oakland was packed and the crowd reacted as you might expect when the game was over. pure jubilation, but even when things were looking promising, fans never took the warriors' lead for granted. up until the final minutes, there was cautious optimism amid the excitement, then when it became clear that the warriors would come out on top, relief. no game six, no heading back to cleveland. fans jumping up and down, celebrating a championship that they believe should have been theirs last year. and to top it off, fans were so happy to see kevin durant play as well as he did in the series. they shouted mvp, mvp, throughout the game. >> he's the mvp, absolutely. he's changed everything for the warriors. of course we had a great team, a good start, but he's just
brought it all together. >> we came out hungry this time. we wanted to close out the game, you know, yeah, man, i don't know, i can't put it into words right now. it's such a good feeling. >> this is a dynasty that's going to go on for the next, at least five years. at the very least, five years. i called the sweep of the whole playoffs. lebron got one, that's all he got. >> i got a little nervous based on what happened last year, but we did it, we won. >> i supported the warriors when they were terrible, when tickets were super cheap and they spiked them up, but it means so much for the town, so much for oakland. it's huge. >> reporter: from the bars, a celebration spilled into the streets, this was the street on broadway, people honking their horns, waving and cheering, a contrast from last year, when the streets were very quiet after game seven. fortunately a different outcome
this year. >> thanks so much, lilian. warriors fans were rocking in san francisco tonight too. abc7 news was at pete's bar in north beach, where fans received championship shirts, as they watched the confetti fall. >> fans packed the largest watch party outside of oracle, featuring ten tvs to watch game five. >> after the win, people took to the streets and celebrated at 15th and valencia. there was so many people at the dubs fest that muni had to reroute the 48 bus around that area. >> and really, what's a championship without a parade? cheer the dubs on this thursday, it starts on broadway, and ends at the convention center. we'll have live coverage all morning long. >> stay with us. continuing coverage of the warriors' championship is just ahead on abc7 news at 11:00. we're monitoring celebrations across the bay area.
this is a live look from 14th and broadway in oakland. you can see a sea of people there, they have their blue and their gold on, and so far, things appear to be even keel. not too bad. lots of celebrations. the chp says there are a thousand people here. we'll have much more coming up. and i'll have the dub nation celebration forecast for this thursday's parade. it is going to be heating up this week. temperature forecast coming up. >> thanks, sandhya. and we'll leave you with pictures of tonight's celebration. stay with us, abc7 news returns right after this. when i have an asthma attack... i feel like a fish with no water. learn how to prevent your child's next asthma attack. because even one attack is one too many.
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good time, causing no problems, just celebrating this historical and fantastic win by the warriors. >> everything looks good there. one celebration, did take a dangerous turn. we were above east oakland size a celebratory side show took to the streets. there were a few near misses as a couple of those cars did donuts. a fan was also involved and police say officers have also responded to reports of celebratory gunfire in parts of the city. so far no one has been reported injured. we hope it stays that way. >> again, all the excitement without the donuts in downtown oakland. elated fans just flocked to the streets, cheering, chanting, jumping up and down. some are dancing in the streets. many had their phones out to capture a celebratory moment. once again, no reports of any violence or arrests, other than the cars zipping around we showed you, really have not heard any reports of any problems. probably not wise to be up there. >> not the best idea.
well, dub nation is all ready to show off their pride. >> let's go to katie marzullo live in san jose. fun in the south bay too, katie? >> reporter: yes, but we've come to the end of the line. as you can see, the sidewalk is clear. there are exactly two shoppers still inside dick's sporting goods. they were just allowed in by the very kind manager, and they are wrapping up and that is it here. dick's sporting goods in san jose, lots of locations, promising that they would stay open as long as there were warriors' fans in line, wanting to get the championship gear and they have fulfilled that promise tonight. hundreds of fans have come through these doors. this was the moment the first 20 shoppers were allowed in, all very organized, very civil. fans very focused on their shopping, but the enthusiam is definitely there. this is what happens when you ask a