VIDEO: South Lake Tahoe black bear enjoys nighttime swim

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (KFSN) -- Warmer weather means it's almost time to hit the pool, but one black bear in Northern California couldn't wait to hit the water.

A trail camera captured the creature splashing around in a pond in South Lake Tahoe.

In the video, you can see the bear enjoying the water during a nighttime swim.

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife is warning Lake Tahoe residents may see more bears as they emerge from hibernation.

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