Bear Takes a Refreshing Dip at New York Wildlife Sanctuary

A brown bear at an animal rescue center in Otisville, New York, delighted in relaxing in the facility’s pond, footage posted to YouTube on July 29 shows.

Footage by the Orphaned Wildlife Center shows the bear, named Leo, lying on his back and relaxing in the water.

Founded by Jim Kowalczik, Susan Kowalczik, and Kerry Clair in 2015, the Orphaned Wildlife Center, in Otisville, New York, nurtures its animal residents in the hope they can be returned to the wild.

The center often shares videos and updates about the animals in its care to its YouTube channel and Facebook page. Credit: Orphaned Wildlife Center via Storyful

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