Black bear swimming in Cape canal excites resident


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Even if you’ve lived in Southwest Florida your whole life, chances are you’ve never seen anything quite like this.

A black bear weighing an estimated 160 pounds was spotted climbing down a dock and swimming in a canal in Cape Coral.

The sight was a first for Cape Coral resident Lena Lura.

She said it was “about the most exciting morning I’ve had in a long time.” WZVN News for Fort Myers, Cape Coral

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