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BRADBURY, Calif. – Live helicopter video of a bear taking a dip in the pool of a California home and wandering through a residential neighborhood had hundreds of thousands watching the lumbering animal's adventures online Tuesday.

A black bear confronts a dog in a Bradbury backyard on May 9, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

The bear walked onto a property in Bradbury around 2:40 p.m. Bradbury is a gated city in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains near Los Angeles.

The animal later moved toward a small cul-de-sac. KTLA video showed the animal exploring the backyard before going for a swim in the pool and walking over to the basketball court.

At one point, a dog ventured toward the bear, who started walking toward the dog.

The bear is seen hopping over a fence and knocking over trash cans in the area before heading into a cluster of trees behind a home, where officials lost sight of the animal.

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patrol vehicle pulled up in the area just after 3:30 p.m.

Deputies appeared to have left the area by the time the bear reappeared on a patio wall in the neighborhood.

Video showed three people in the area walk near the bear and begin taking pictures of the animal as it sat under a tree.

No details from authorities were immediately available.