Chris, the Story Reading Ape has the best stories. This is one of them. What a great rescue!!
Thanks for sharing Chris. It made my day!
A 400 lb. black bear wandered into a residential neighborhood in Florida.
Black bears half this size have attacked and killed humans recently in Florida.
Wildlife officers sedated the bear to safely relocate him, and that’s when things
began to go horribly wrong.
The tranquilizer dart sent the bear into a panic and he ran towards
the saltwater Inland Waterway, evading officers.
As he swam further and further out, he became drowsy and started to drown.
But Adam Warwick, a biologist with the Wildlife Commission, wasn’t about to
let that happen. Adam went into the water after the bear … yeah, after a bear …
to stop him from going under.
“It was a spur of the moment decision. I had a lot of adrenaline
pumping when I saw the helpless bear in the water dying.”
He knew the very high risk, considering the powerful bear was scared
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