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Black Bear Enjoys a Dip in South Lake Tahoe Pond

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A trail cam captured a lively black bear splashing around in a pond in South Lake Tahoe, California, on April 25.

Toogee Sielsch, whose @tahoetoogee Instagram account is filled with footage of South Lake Tahoe’s animal population, shared the footage to Instagram, writing, “You think you love bath time? Think again.”

“From a young age I’ve been more of a shower guy, but hey, I admire this South Lake Tahoe black bear’s bath time zeal!,” Sielsch wrote.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife warned Lake Tahoe residents of increased bear activity as they emerge from hibernation. Credit: Toogee Sielsch via Storyful

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