Video: Northwest bear enjoys his tub

A black bear having a ball in his tub at a northwest zoo captured the hearts of thousands on Facebook.

The Oregon Zoo posted a video to its page showing its bear Takoda swimming enthusiastically in a tub.

It’s been viewed more than 2 million times.

Takoda, which means "friend to all" in Sioux, was found as an orphan in Montana. Oregon Zoo officials told KIRO7  that because he had close interactions with humans, he was deemed a hazard if he were to be released into wild.

A home was found for him at the Oregon Zoo in 2010. He shares his habitat with two other rescued black bears.

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