Whale watching tour end up spotting swimming bear

Not quite what they were expecting!

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People on a whale-watching tour hit the jackpot when they saw a swimming black bear near Phillips Arm on British Columbia's south-central coast.

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Nick Templeman from Campbell River, British Columbia, told CHEK News what he thought was a sea otter turned out to be a nice, fuzzy bear.

Templeman, who led the tour, said the animal eventually went ashore.

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