McDonald says the animals touched noses and hung out together for a bit before Apple chased the bear off.
"It was hilarious," McDonald says.
There's no sign that either animal was hurt.
Apple belongs to McDonald's landlady, Nancy Dayton, who has a house and three rental units on 14 acres.
Dayton says Apple weighs about 1,200 pounds and is more pet than livestock. She got her name because she loves to eat apples from the tree the bear had invaded.
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