Vet Paola Martelli said Jia Jia was still “moving about” though she suffered from cataracts and high blood pressure. “She is sleeping more, so is doing everything less. But she is ageing gracefully, just like your grandma,” she said.
Sixteen orphan bear cubs learn how to become wild again at IFAW’s Orphan Bear Rescue Center in Bubonitsy, Russia. In the early stages of rehab, the bears are bottle-fed, given ample time to play, and kept in temperature-controlled environments that mimic a mother bear’s den. For more information, visit www.ifaw.org.