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CHENGDU, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 9: (CHINA OUT) A black bear drinks water at the Moon Bear Rescue Centre September 9, 2006 in Chengdu of Sichuan Province, China. Established in 2002, the center has saved about 185 bears from bear farms, where farmers milked their bile for profit and now it houses 168 bears. Financed by the AAF, Moon Bear Rescue Centre has cooperated with local governments to work towards the future of eliminating bear farming in China. (Photo by China Photos/Getty Images)

My Brother-in-law sent me this video the other day.  Seven black bears decided to visit a resort in Gatlinburg, TN and go for a swim.  My wife and I lived in Knoxville for a couple of years and while we never saw bears in person, public encounters further up the mountains happened about as often as alligator encounters in Florida happen.  This family of black bears clearly knows that refreshing feeling of jumping in a pool on a warm day or needing some rest and relaxation after a long day.  They took advantage of the amenities this resort offers including pool side service and tennis courts.  Check out the hilarious video below!  We know what bears DO in the woods, but do they pee in pools also?

Bears swimming at Chalet Village, Gatlinburg, TN

The JROTC swim party had a few visitors...7 bears. We were safely outside the pool area. Black bears in the Great Smoky Mountains are beautiful but please be...