Rescue Bears Keep Cool at New York Sanctuary With Refreshing Dip

Rescue bears at a New York sanctuary kept cool in the summer heat with a refreshing dip in the facility’s pond, with one resident being particularly keen to jump in.

Footage posted by the Orphaned Wildlife Center, located in Otisville, shows 15-year-old Syrian brown bear Jenny having time of her life as she plays in the recently excavated pond, and is soon joined by another bear who wants in on the splash action.

Founded by Jim Kowalczik, Susan Kowalczik, and Kerry Clair in 2015, the Orphaned Wildlife Center nurtures its animal residents in the hope they can be returned to the wild.

The center often shares videos and updates about the animals in its care to its YouTube channel and Facebook page. Credit: Kerry Clair via Storyful

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