Tom – European Brown Bear

Tom – European Brown Bear

Tom is a male European Brown Bear (Ursus arctos arctos) born in February 2011. Tom came to the Foundation because he had digestive problems and a crooked front leg. With physical therapy, his leg is now straight and with a specialized nutrition plan he no longer has any digestive issues. After observing our volunteers watering the trees, Tom has started scooping the fruit out of a melon, dipping it in his water, and throwing it on the trees and sometimes guests. European brown bears, also known as the Eurasian brown bear, have a powerful bone structure, large paws, and are equipped with big...

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Boo Boo – European Brown Bear

Boo Boo – European Brown Bear

BooBoo is a female European Brown Bear (Ursus arctos arctos) born in 2012. She appeared in a Bear Creek Pasta commercial with her sister. Boo Boo and her sister were brought to the Foundation because they needed a home. Her sister moved to another facility to become a companion to another European brown bear, while Boo Boo remains at the Foundation with her companion Tom as an ambassador of her species. European brown bears, also known as the Eurasian brown bear, have a powerful bone structure, large paws, and are equipped with big claws which can grow up to 4 inches in length. Depending on...

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