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Orphan bear cubs find new home in Russian Tver region

Russian Federation, Tver region
January 18, 2020 at 20:40 GMT +00:00 · Published

After being brought from the Russian Vologda region, two brown bear cubs, who had lost their mother, found a new home in the Orphan Bear Rescue Centre in the Tver region on Friday.

Footage shows the siblings cuddling, with rescuers feeding and taking care of them.

According to the employees of the centre, the approximate age of the cubs is about three months, and the weight is about one and a half kilograms.

The people who transferred the cubs to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Vologda Oblast reported that the cubs had lost their mother as a result of logging, which had been carried out next to the bear’s den.

After 29 years, the centre has saved more than 200 young animals.

Mandatory Credit: ORPHAN BEAR RESCUE CENTRE

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After being brought from the Russian Vologda region, two brown bear cubs, who had lost their mother, found a new home in the Orphan Bear Rescue Centre in the Tver region on Friday.

Footage shows the siblings cuddling, with rescuers feeding and taking care of them.

According to the employees of the centre, the approximate age of the cubs is about three months, and the weight is about one and a half kilograms.

The people who transferred the cubs to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Vologda Oblast reported that the cubs had lost their mother as a result of logging, which had been carried out next to the bear’s den.

After 29 years, the centre has saved more than 200 young animals.

Mandatory Credit: ORPHAN BEAR RESCUE CENTRE

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