Animals

 

Balu

 

The reason for being in the bear shelter:
In 2010 poachers killed his mother in the Kharagauli forest. Weight of bear cub was 1kg. We raised Balu with a teat in the shelter and since that time, he has been living in the bear shelter.


Fola and Balu

 

The reason for being in the bear shelter:
In 2012 poachers killed their mother  in the Borjomi forest.Weight of bear cubs was 1kg and 0.9kg. We raised them with a teat in the shelter


Lela

 

Reason for being in the shelter:
Bear named Lela had been living in Kazbegi for 9 years. A citizen had captured her in a small cage in the yard of a house. Lela did not have the appropriate habitat area and feeding, so in 2014 she was transferred in the bear shelter and since then, Lela has been living with other bears.


Davliane and Greco

 

The reason for being in the bear shelter:
In 2016, we received two little bear cubs named as Davliane and Greco. Davliane has severe inflammation of intestines and Greco has a back leg damaged. The bear cubs were too little and at the same time, they were injured. The shelter personnel passed a complex period to save and raise them. Davliane and Greco live in the shelter and meet the visitors.


Meraba

 

Reason for being in the bear shelter:
Bear named Meraba has been captured in the restaurant in Akhaltsikhe  for 4 years to entertain the restaurant guests. In 2016 we decided to transfer him to the bear shelter. Meraba had complex and tough life so he cannot trust humans and finds hard to communicate with the shelter personnel.


Bubu

 

The reason for being in the bear shelter:
The bear named Bubu has been in the yard of one of the factories in Gardabani for two years and in severe conditions. In 2017, we decided to transfer Bubu to the bear shelter. Bubu appeared to be very mild and amicable and became friends with other bears in the shelter.


Tina

 

The reason for being in the bear shelter:
The bear named Tina has been captured in one of the state organizations for entertaining purposes for 8 years. In 2017 the shelter found a place for her so we transferred Tina to the bear shelter. Tina is physically attractive and a distinguished bear.


Duche

The reason for getting into the shelter is:

In April 2017 the bear cub Duche was delivered in to the Bear Shelter, which was chained on the yard  of the home by Kalkheti  resident.  Supposed that mother was killed and the cub was taken to the house for fun.


Masha

     

The reason for being in the shelter:

Brown bear named “Masha” had been captured in a small enclosure in the restaurant for 21 years! For 21 years, the bear had been captured in 20sq.m reinforced concrete enclosure for entertaining guests of the restaurant. In February 2019, a semi-natural special enclosure was arranged in the “Bear Shelter”. Masha now lives with other bears in the shelter.