A Montana woman found the largest, hairiest thing ever to swim in her koi pond

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Koi ponds are generally only for fish, but tell that to a brown bear looking for a place to cool off. Homeowner Cynthia St. Charles discovered the bear in her pond in Lockwood, Mont.

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When she discovered the bear smack in the middle of her pond, she quickly grabbed a camera and filmed it.

“I was just stunned,” she said. “I thought it would drink out of the pond. I never dreamed it would enter the pond and splash around and have such a good time. I thought it would eat my fish but it didn’t bother my fish, they’re all there.”

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The small bear, who could be a cub, is seen noshing on various greenery, and generally making the most of his/her summer vacation. St. Charles also said the bear later climbed her apple tree and drank out of her dog’s water dish before disappearing.

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