© Photo : mroo «Center «Tiger»Himalayan bear. Archive photo© Photo : mroo «Center «Tiger»
The Primorsky province hunting Department seized the local inhabitants of a small Himalayan bear, which was kept in a small cage, and placed him in a rehabilitation center for tigers and other rare animals, according to the interregional public organization «Center of «Tiger».
«Prehistory is unknown whether orphan, or was deliberately instituted by people, but people who have lived it, proved that it was rescued, loved, fed condensed milk and other… thus Rendering disservice. It is difficult to talk about his fate (the bear lived in a horrible small cage next to people). He was placed in our Center of rehabilitation», — stated in the message.
The bear was a young female of that year of birth. In the near future the specialists of the center will be watching him. As to the hibernation of these animals remained about a month, the final decision on the issue will be decided in the spring, after the Center will evaluate the behavior of the bear.
On the organization’s website published photos of Teddy bear from the place of seizure. They show that the animal was kept in a small cage in the yard of a private home, it is the beast and fed.
The rehabilitation centre for tigers and other rare animals in the Primorye territory created 19 Sep 2012. Since that time there have been rehabilitated for more than 10 tigers and one African lion. Many tiger released into the wild, most of them have adapted. The first female, Cinderella, in December 2015, fixed with two cubs. Tigers Boris and Light, released in 2014, formed a couple, later Light was recorded with offspring. The center also periodically undergo the rehabilitation of orphaned cubs, rescued by local residents, and other wild animals and birds.