We could all probably use a spa day right now, but with social distancing in full effect, it’s simply not an option.
Unless you’re this bear — in which case, please proceed.
Swimmy, as he has been so lovingly dubbed by the folks at Lift Sopot — an entertainment complex including a restaurant and spa in Sopot, Bulgaria — was filmed enjoying a dip in the facility’s pool on multiple separate occasions late last year.
After Lift Sopot began sharing footage of the 2-year-old bear’s pool adventures on its Facebook page, many became concerned over Swimmy’s future and begged the facility not to hurt the creature.
Thankfully, Lift Sopot was able to use the bear’s celebrity status to leverage a swift relocation effort with Bulgaria’s Forestry Agency.
“Thanks to all who shared and commented on the videos, your help is really great,” the facility wrote on Facebook.
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