Russian Couple Adopted A Bear 23 Years Ago And Today They Still Live Together
Meet Stepan a cub who has lived in the home of Svetlana and Yuri Pantelenko in Moscow, Russia for 23 years.
Stepan was adopted by Svetlana and Yuri when he was only 3 months. The little bear was found by hunters left to itself and in very poor condition, and Svetlana and Yuri decided to take care for the little cub at their home in Moscow.
23 years later, Stepan is already a huge animal that wants to assist in works around the house like watering the plants, and also loves watching TV.
“He really loves people and is a very friendly bear, and contrary to the expectations of the majority of people, he is not aggressive,” said Svetlana, “Stepan has never bitten anyone.”
Stepan’s everyday diet consists of 25kg fish, vegetables and eggs. He maintains his fitness by playing football, he is also an actor and has worked as a model: