WATCH: Man Distracted By Texting Walks Into A Bear

Texting while walking can be dangerous, and some lawmakers even want to ban the practice.

But this California man took it to a whole new level. Engrossed with his phone, he walked right into a 500-pound black bear.

He’s totally oblivious to the massive bear until he’s a few feet away, then he notices it, panics and takes off. The man’s lucky that the bear didn’t chase him.

The bizarre scene was captured by a helicopter from local TV station KTLA:

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