Man saves 375 lbs black bear from drowning (with photos and video)
Rescuing a 375 lbs Male Black BearFlorida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission biologist Adam Warwick just couldn't let the bear drown, so he took off his shirt and dove after it. The 375 lbs black bear had been spotted in a residential area, obviously looking for food, and was shot with a tranquilizer dart. Unfortunately, before it went under, it jumped in the water of the Gulf of Mexico. More photos and a video below.
On this photo you can see the tranquilizer dart.
"After watching the dramatic rescue effort unfold, local resident Thad Brett brought his digger to the beachfront to carry the bear away."
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