The Most Kind and Badass Man Saves a 375 Pound Wild Bear From Drowning

By July 17, 2014 One Comment

When a black bear showed up in a residential area in Alligator Point, Florida, wildlife officers knew they had to trap it and move it away from the neighborhood. After they hit the bear with a tranquilizer dart, though, things started to go horribly wrong. Thankfully, biologist/badass Adam Warwick was on the scene, ready to make his mark as the bravest guy ever to swim in the Gulf of Mexico.


Author Alissa Wild

Alissa is a wild woman introvert who loves wandering through the forest trails of her local woodlands seeking birdsong and keepsakes. She founded We Are Wildness in an effort to help people by inspiring them to get outside and reconnect with the wild world. She's a backyard naturalist, eco-feminist, and feels an ardent connection to those feathered, finned, and furred. She relishes regular time in solitude to nourish spirit and feels most at home in the rivers and forests of Coast Salish territories on Vancouver Island.

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  • gK Okuma

    Alissa, I am so moved by stories of compassion crossing species. Thank you for sharing this story with people – the unity it will inspire should come back to you soon.