Bear takes dip in suburban L.A. pool
LOS ANGELES A 140-pound bear wandered into a suburban neighborhood and took a dip in a swimming pool before being tranquilized and returned to the wild.
The female bear ambled into the San Fernando Valley's Porter Ranch area shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday, bumping into doors and windows before taking a few splashes in a backyard pool, fire spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
Homeowner Maryam Salahael pulled her children out of the pool when the bear showed up, and she called 911.
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