Here’s something you won’t see every day…

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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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6 thoughts on “Here’s something you won’t see every day…

  1. Wow. That is pretty amazing.

    We had a bear close to my house swimming in the lake. It is walking distance to my house (or a 5 minute drive.) Bears are curious folk and always looking for someplace to hang out or find some easy food.

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    • Considering a bear being a predator I think this Guy really had some guts.
      I heard bears are curious but not necessarily attacking everyone and everything, provided they’re not scared. But they are supposed to be unpredictable.


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