Man saves 375-pound black bear from drowning (video)

Drowning Bear Rescue Photo

Rescuing a 375 lbs Male Black Bear

Florida 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.

Drowning Bear Rescue Photo

On this photo you can see the tranquilizer dart.

Black Bear Tranquilizer dart photo

"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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