17 Bears Rescued From Years in Concrete Pits Feel Freedom for First Time

Here’s a heartwarming story about an animal rescue that will make you feel bad about what used to be but good about what happened.

Black bears are a species of bear native to North America, often characterized as being large and stocky, with a black or dark brown coat. They have a short, rostrum and rounded ears. Black bears are omnivores, eating both plants and animals. They have an excellent sense of smell and are able to locate food from miles away. Black bears are highly adaptable and can live in a variety of habitats, ranging from forests to mountains and swamps.

One of the environments that they don’t adapt to very well, however, is living in captivity in concrete and steel cages.

The clip below unfolds a harsh living condition of 17 bears, who were locked up in concrete cells and never felt raw earth under their feet. On top of that, mothers never had a moment to hold the cubs. Consequently, this led to depression and signs of deprivation.

However, PETA helped rescue the animals and finally, the bears get to live a typical life. Their new habitat has dens to maintain their privacy and they get a chance to raise their babies.

I’m so glad this has a happy ending. Watch the full video below and please leave us a Facebook comment to let us know what you thought!

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