Locals help orphaned bears cubs in the Tver Oblast

The Tver Oblast, located between Moscow and St Petersburg, is a paradise for hunters and poachers. Uncontrolled hunting has left many bears struggling to survive.

But now, an important projects is underway to give orphaned cubs a second chance at survival. Around twenty years ago, a family of local biologists founded in the Bebentsy village a center, which takes care of these animals.  

Cubs here learn to adapt to life in the wild under the protection of conservationists.

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