Video: Bear Relaxes in Hot Tub, Drinks Margarita

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posted on July 5, 2018

It appears that even bears need some genuine rest and relaxation every once and awhile. Over the weekend, Altadena, Calif., resident Mark Hough shared a video of a bear taking a dip in his unheated hot tub.

Hough he was lounging in his backyard on Friday afternoon when he heard rustling and saw the bear climbing over his fence. He went inside—leaving his margarita behind—and observed the bear, recording it in his hot tub with the jets on.

The bear played with the chlorinator and tossed the thermometer in the air. “He was playing having a grand old time,” Hough told The Associated Press.

Once he hopped out of the hot tub, the bear “popped out of the bushes, walked right over to the margarita, knocked it over and lapped it.” The bear was spotted sleeping in a neighbor’s tree about an hour later.

“So he had his margarita, he had his Jacuzzi, and now he’s ready for an hour nap,” Hough said.

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