Black bear hops in ‘bear-y’ nice bath at Oregon Zoo


A playful black bear enjoyed a spring clean, hopping into a cool bath at Oregon Zoo in Portland.

Footage uploaded by Oregon Zoo shows Takoda the bear jumping into a bathtub for a ‘bear-y’ quick wash, before shaking himself off and hopping out.

According to the zoo, the 10-year-old bear weighs in at a sturdy 400 pounds, and his wading pool is a 300-gallon tub that caregivers keep filled with cold water as warm weather rolls in.

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