WATCH: Bear stops off for a dip in the pool

- A bear spotted walking down the street in California stopped off to take a dip in the pool.

Video shows the bear in the shallow end of the pool cooling off for a while at the Los Angeles home.

Afterward, the bear took a stroll around the homeowner's backyard, then climbed a tree.

Fish and Wildlife officials closed off the streets to try and wrangle the bear.

She's known as Red #2 and she's the same bear wildlife crews removed from a Pasadena pine tree Memorial Day weekend. They tagged her and dropped her several miles up Mt Lukens, but she came back.

She cooperated but before reaching home, she climbed 40 feet up a Jarvis Avenue tree for a five hour nap. The bear finally came down the tree around 7 p.m.

Fish and Wildlife crews were able to avoid tranquilizers. They said they prefer focusing on using bean bags, rubber bullets, even sirens to encourage bears to return home.

Fish and Wildlife officials said the 200 pound bear was out of the tree and scooted back into her habitat.


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