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Stepan the bear


23 years ago, Russian couple, Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko adopted an 3 month old abandoned orphan bear who was in a rough shape and brought him back to health.

Stephan the Bear
Image from Mail online

The bear has become part of the family, he is their son. Not only does he help around the house, he is also very affectionate.

Stepan has also starred in anti-hunting campaigns posing with Russian models.


Fun Facts about Stepan the bear

Weighs about 300 LBS (137 Kg)

Just over 7 feet tall (about 2 meters)

Eats 25 Kg of fish, eggs and veggies daily

Loves to hug

Plays with balls

Sits at the dinner table


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