Bear Cools off in Southern California Pool

Discover a surprising encounter in Burbank, California, as a bear sought  respite from the summer heatwave by cooling off in a backyard pool.

Amidst a scorching heatwave in Southern California, a surprise visitor sought relief unconventionally

Ursus americanus

Scientific name

The North American Black Bear is a massive mammal.

Throughout Pacific Northwest's forests and mountains


This extraordinary encounter left residents and police in awe,  highlighting the resilience and adaptability of wildlife in urban  environments.

18 years


However, this curious creature had more than just a casual stroll in mind.

Omnivorous, will eat just about anything they get their paws on


Feeling the effects of the sweltering temperatures, the bear couldn’t resist the allure of a sparkling pool to cool off.

Bears are known to be strong swimmers, and their aquatic abilities allow  them to cross rivers and lakes in search of food and suitable habitats.

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