Life's a beach! Mama bear and her 2 cubs spotted splashing in waves among sunbathers
Someone's been splashing on my beach!
A mother bear and her two cubs were spotted getting wet and wild in the waves of Lake Tahoe earlier this week.
In a video posted to YouTube by Norma Alvarez, the tiny cubs can be seen playing in the water at Pope Beach as paddle boarders floated at a safe distance and sunbathers watched from afar.
"Aw, she's giving him a hug," a child watching the entire scene can be heard saying in the background as the mama bear embraced one of her cubs.
Of course, all that swimming sure builds up an appetite. After a few minutes in the water, the mother led her cubs to the sand and toward a picnic table, where she wasn't shy about searching for a treat for her babies.
While bears are rarely spotted playing near people, it appears the family may be a regular sight in the neighborhood. According to reports, three bears — a mama and her two cubs — were spotted wandering a South Lake Tahoe neighborhood earlier this summer.
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