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ABR Video Update - April 20, 2019

Enjoy this morning video update featuring all eight bears in residence. Best viewed in full screen.
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Wow, Beignet is getting steadier by the day! She made it to the top of their climbing gym without falling off! All of the bears look great!!! <3

Thanks ABR for this great video. Love the music goes so well with the little bears. Happy Easter and thank you for caring.๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

Awesome videos--- thank you for sharing! It's so good to see them all thriving and chubbifying!

I just found this website in the last month but have enjoyed it so much. Thank you ABR for taking such good care of these little furbabies.

Thank you. Love seeing the bears.

Thanks for what you guys do. You do a amazing job.

Thank you ABR for this treat....I can’t stop smiling. What a difference a day makes. The triplets already climbing WOW. As usual B&B never stop entertaining. Glad to see Daffodil and Sweetie thriving. When I look at Hartley my heart overflows to see him healthy. Thank you ABR for your dedication to these babies and getting them ready to go back home healthy. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

Dang! It took Hartley exactly 5 seconds to get to the tires with that pear. Go, Hartley!

It's great to see them all doing so well! Thank you, ABR, for all you do for them!

I look foward to these updates every morning and evening. Thank you ABR for all you do!!! So good to see everyone doing so well and thriving!!! Hartley doesnt even look like the same bear what a transformation!!!!

Thank you for showing this video, one of my favorites. They sure are growing and looking great. I love to watch them play and romp around, they are so cute. Hartly and sweetie are beautiful out in their wild enclosure.

Thank you. I just love watching my little family being so well provided for....Daffodil seems so demure after watching the little cajuns! Such a contrast in bear personality. Thank you for all you do for these little God critters....and Happy, blessed Easter to each of you!

Hartley bear is so very handsome๐Ÿ’™.. Sweetie bear, well her names suits her judt rightโค Now B&B, they just make me smile โค๐Ÿ’™ And the triplets they as well make me smile.โค๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™ and Daffodil, she is fill of grace, cant wait to see her progress.โค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

So fun to watch the cubbie antics! When triplets leave the nursery will they go into the cub house with the wild ones? Daffodil looks quite fragile still, but she has come a long way. Hartley is huge and so handsome. Any estimation of his weight?

Ahhh so sweet you guys are awesome beartakers !! The 3 need room to climb and b&b need room to run !! I am certain all will change shortly thank you

โค๐Ÿป Watching all these babies is such a great way to enjoy morning coffee. So happy to see them thriving and doing what bears do!๐Ÿปโค

Wonderful video! They all look so good! Such tender care! โค๏ธ๐Ÿป

Wonderful video! Lol at the tiniest beary shoving the middle one off of the food bowl. ๐Ÿ˜‚ Happy they are mastering going “up”! How long did it take the first beary to figure out how to come back down? Naughty Boudreaux hogged the food bowl from Beignet. Formula baths are good for their fur. ๐Ÿ™ƒ Daffodil still looks very dejected & listless. ๐Ÿ˜ข Sweetie is all fuzzy cuteness. ๐Ÿค— And Hartley has that big wide beautiful ๐Ÿ˜Š impish smile!

Daffodil looks a little weak still or is she on guard because of nearby human? Those Beary triplets are like little kids, if one does something they are all soon doing it. And the Rajin Cajuns are masters at destroying everything in their path, and spatting over grapes ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿ˜‚ was the best. And Hartley, wow ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ he is getting so big and he is so handsome. I love these videos โค๏ธโค๏ธ. Have a great Saturday babies. ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜

Fantastic videos! Love watching the Bs totally destroy their nice clean quarters before you can blink! Looks like the Beary Triplets are climbing everywhere! The videos of Sweetie and Hartley were awesome! Hartley is becoming quite the portly bear! Daffodil still tugs at my heart. She just looks so sad. Happy she is eating well and still being a good little patient but I can’t wait until she can take her next step closer to being out and able to do what bears do!! Wishing a great day for all!! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿปโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Thank you for sharing these videos of our precious little bears! Happy to see them playing and climbing! Seems like all is going well at ABR! Continued prayers for Daffodil! Thank you for all that you do and are doing to help our beloved little bears get that second chance back to the wild!

Hartley has a beautiful face!! And the triplets. You won't be able to contain them in the nursery to long! Daffodil still holds a lot of questions for me but I'm glad she is on solid foods. And those two in the Cub House.....one was trying to hog the grapes. I love the video. Have a great Saturday! โค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’œ

They all look wonderful! Thanks to all of you for what you do for the bears.

Happy little Bears - Happy Easter ABR and Bears ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿ‡๐Ÿฃ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅ๐Ÿ’ ๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

What a busy group of cubs! I loved seeing B&B going for their grape bowl first thing! Would it help to put B&B's bowls with the liquid up against a wall so they don't get stepped in as easily? I do hope Daffodil feels better. And gets out into the open air. I know it's a process. She just looks sad. Sweetie is being sweet, and Hartley--such good taste. Pears!! I need to go buy myself some. Thanks for the video!! And the lively music.

ABR Video Update-April 19, 2019

Evening Edition *Best viewed in full screen.

As we posted in the morning edition, Daffodil Bear is now eating regular solid foodโ€ฆ and she isnโ€™t the only one. Boudreaux and Beignet met solid food for the first time in the form of sliced grapes. The cubs didnโ€™t know what those strange things were; Boudreaux raked through the food bowl looking for something he recognized as edible. He flipped a grape out of the bowl and Beignet seized it as a new toy. It didnโ€™t take long for the cubs to realize the new โ€œtoysโ€ were yummy. At present, grapes are just a side dish to their formula porridge main course, but itโ€™s an important step. Soon, the cubs will be off "baby bear" food and on a โ€œbig bearโ€ diet. Considering the mess they made yesterday, the cubs were remarkably tidy in their play and dining, often the same thing to little bears.

Hartley, Sweetie and Daffodil are doing well, and the Beary Triplets are thriving. Thank you for helping us help them. โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป
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Thank you Boudreaux and Beignet for making me smile so often and so wide. Much love to you both. ๐Ÿ’• With you two, it is one bear sees and both bears do. ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

They are so darn cute โค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป I love to watch them playing ....yay for grapes the food you can play with ๐Ÿ˜ƒ...glad to hear all the others are doing well ...I'm waiting for the day all 5 little ones get to meet each other ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป ...have a wonderful evening. Thank you for the update

The music is wonderful - perfect music to watch these twins play! Boudreax was hogging down all the grapes once he discovered he liked them! They are so cute. Wish they didn't have to go back to Louisanna!

So cute, love watching them play ๐Ÿฅฐ

So cute. They just get bigger and bigger. Makes my โค๏ธ happy to see all of them thriving. Goodnight, sweet dreams to Hartley, Beignet, Boudreaux, Sweetie, Daffodil, and the Beary triplets. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’™ ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ ๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค๐Ÿ’ค ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

The twins are doing so much better! So delightful to watch them play and learn. It is wonderful what you do down there..

Thanks for the video. Wonderful to watch the little ones play and eat. ๐Ÿ’•

Love it! Great way to end the evening! Thank you beary much ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’›

That's great they really liked them once they realized it was food, their growing up so fast ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

The rajun cajun twins are still going Mach 10 I see. ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’• Beignet was so amazed that the funny looking "new toy" is slippery and kinda bounces. Boudreaux just decided to go nose or head first into his bowl. I'm so glad to see them thriving. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

Thank you for this delightful video. I could sit and watch them for hours! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

Beignet seems to love the candy cane swing lol

They Love the "swingy toy". It's pure joy to watch them. Glad they are doing so well. They are growing up too fast.

Way adorable! They are so cute!

Loved watching Beignet and Boudreaux they are always so funny and playful and so full of energy!!!! Glad all are doing well and thriving thanks so much for allowing us to watch and be a part of their journey it’s the best part of the day nite all๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿป๐ŸŒผ

Adorable and wow they sure have grown! Goodnight bears! It great to see how far all these little bears have come. โค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’œ

What a wonderful change. Cubs that we waited each morning to hear they were still with us, now rambunctious little fur balls experiencing new foods. Thank you, ABR.

Funny toys taste good!!!! What a blessing that they are doing so well!!!!

I love Boudreaux and Beignet they are just fun loving cubs. Definitely give the Curator’s a run for their money! Glad the triplets are doing Well and also Hartley and Sweetie and praying for Daffodil๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ♥๏ธ

Τhey are pure joy to watch! I am so pleased to see Beignet doing so well!

They are so sweet. It’s such an honor to watch them grow and learn new things. God bless you all for the care and devotion you give these tiny babies

So glad they are improving! Very playful for sure.๐Ÿป๐Ÿ˜Š

Glorious video thank you

Love to see them play!

Adorable. I could watch them all day.

1 day ago

Appalachian Bear Rescue

Morning Edition

Daffodil Bear is doing well. Our 14-month-old female yearling was rescued on March 28, 2019, but didnโ€™t arrive at Appalachian Bear Rescue until April 2, having spent the intervening days in the ICU at The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Severely malnourished, emaciated, suffering from dehydration, hypothermia and a prolapsed rectum, Daffodil was a very sick bear. But that was then. Now, sheโ€™s off her soft food diet and on a regular diet which should help her put on weight quickly. It's difficult to get good photos from our security cameras in The Red Roof Recovery Center; periodically, the curators have to take quick high-definition pictures the old fashioned way to share with the vets at UT. We hope Daffodil will continue to improve and leave the Recovery Center soon.

Hartley and Sweetie, our other yearlings, are figuring out how to live together in Wild Enclosure #3. Hartley chased Sweetie up a tree to let her know she was on his turf. She got the message but chose to ignore it, coming down a few minutes later to forage for food and visit the Cubby Pool again. They spent last night in adjacent trees. The curators are watching how the bears interact; as long as neither bear is keeping the other from foraging, they will leave it up to them to settle on the finer points of their relationship.

Our five cubs are tornadoes of play; they would rather wrestle than eat. They know thereโ€™s always food available and the curators make certain there is. What goes in one end of the cubs is coming out the other and that makes for happy bears and happy curators.

Work on the New Cub House continues. The rescue season started early this year, and the bears we received all required special care. It makes us anxious about what the rest of the year will bring. Our curators, board members, and volunteers are working long hours to get this crucial addition operational. The electrical wiring is in, the gates are in, and the first coats of paint are applied. Thatโ€™s just a few of the hundred-and-one things they're doing to make this Cub House the best it can be. You made this possible!

We are so grateful to our friends who donated to our โ€œSpare a Dollarโ€ Facebook Fundraiser. We hesitated to set our goal at $10,000, afraid it was too big an ask. You responded by donating $25,013 via Facebook and more through our website and by mail. At present, our total stands at $30,126!!! Thank you for helping us cover the exceptionally high costs of bear care this season. We are proud to have such committed partners in our mission to return orphaned or injured cubs and yearlings back to the wild.
Thank you for helping us help them.โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

appalachianbearrescue.org/

*We post updates on our residents twice daily, morning and evening.Morning Edition

Daffodil Bear is doing well. Our 14-month-old female yearling was rescued on March 28, 2019, but didn’t arrive at Appalachian Bear Rescue until April 2, having spent the intervening days in the ICU at The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Severely malnourished, emaciated, suffering from dehydration, hypothermia and a prolapsed rectum, Daffodil was a very sick bear. But that was then. Now, she’s off her soft food diet and on a regular diet which should help her put on weight quickly. It's difficult to get good photos from our security cameras in The Red Roof Recovery Center; periodically, the curators have to take quick high-definition pictures the old fashioned way to share with the vets at UT. We hope Daffodil will continue to improve and leave the Recovery Center soon.

Hartley and Sweetie, our other yearlings, are figuring out how to live together in Wild Enclosure #3. Hartley chased Sweetie up a tree to let her know she was on his turf. She got the message but chose to ignore it, coming down a few minutes later to forage for food and visit the Cubby Pool again. They spent last night in adjacent trees. The curators are watching how the bears interact; as long as neither bear is keeping the other from foraging, they will leave it up to them to settle on the finer points of their relationship.

Our five cubs are tornadoes of play; they would rather wrestle than eat. They know there’s always food available and the curators make certain there is. What goes in one end of the cubs is coming out the other and that makes for happy bears and happy curators.

Work on the New Cub House continues. The rescue season started early this year, and the bears we received all required special care. It makes us anxious about what the rest of the year will bring. Our curators, board members, and volunteers are working long hours to get this crucial addition operational. The electrical wiring is in, the gates are in, and the first coats of paint are applied. That’s just a few of the hundred-and-one things they're doing to make this Cub House the best it can be. You made this possible!

We are so grateful to our friends who donated to our “Spare a Dollar” Facebook Fundraiser. We hesitated to set our goal at $10,000, afraid it was too big an ask. You responded by donating $25,013 via Facebook and more through our website and by mail. At present, our total stands at $30,126!!! Thank you for helping us cover the exceptionally high costs of bear care this season. We are proud to have such committed partners in our mission to return orphaned or injured cubs and yearlings back to the wild.
Thank you for helping us help them.โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

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So proud of everyone and the generous donations! Wonderful newsโค๏ธ I’m not sure my donations could go to a better place. Such an amazing feeling seeing thsee young bears and cubs get their second chance at a wild life and eventually having their own beautiful cubs someday ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿป thinking of the possibilities makes me a little emotional in a happy way of course!

"...She got the message but chose to ignore it, coming down a few minutes later to forage for food and visit the Cubby Pool again..." and "...Our five cubs are tornadoes of play..." Love the word choices and phrasing. Really brings the experience to life and gets us as close as we can be to watch them as they take this journey. I thought I'd never stop laughing at the twins' antics yesterday as they finger-painted everything in sight with their food. Also, don't ever underestimate the value of these "updates" in your marketing plan. The more we feel invested the more we feel we want to help out. You guys are wonderful and thank you for sharing this adventure.

Happy bears, happy curators and happy ABR fans ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿป

Happy for Daffodil that she is doing well and eating better! Bless her little heart! Glad all others are doing well too! Thank you for the update and pictures! Great job on the New Cub House! And congratulations on the fundraiser amount!

Oh wow $30, 000 ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘โคโค๐Ÿป that's awesome so many people love the work you do there at ABR to get these bears healthy so they can go back to the wild โค๐Ÿป....love hearing how Hartley and Sweetie are getting to know each other โค๐Ÿพ..?I can't wait for the 5 little ones to get together that's going to be fun to watch ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š....have a great day๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒด and thank you for the morning update ๐Ÿ‘โค

The addition looks fantastic. Glad all is well!

$30,126!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! That is AMAZING๐Ÿ˜ต BIG Thank You to All who donated๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ ABR is Awesome and so are their Followers๐Ÿ‘

So happy Daffodil is doing so much better ๐Ÿ’œ Glad to hear everyone else is doing well also โค. Congratulations on your fundraiser โคโค

Love all the good News, Daffodil is doing better that is the answer to a lot of prayers. Your Fundraiser was successful, all the Bears are doing well all is right with the World . THANK you for all you do.

So glad Daffodil is now on solid foods. She is the one who has been weighing heaviest on my heart, with her sad looking demeanor. Hopefully she was be out in the Wild Enclosure soon and can maybe help Sweetie give Hartley a little bit of an attitude adjustment ๐Ÿ˜‚. Glad the twins and the trio are all doing well (I’m sure the mayhem continues)! Hope the weather doesn’t cause any issues for bears or curators!

Really excited about Daffodil. Glad Hartley and Sweetie have formed a "relationship" I'm happy chubby cubies are doing well. Just sorry I cannot donate financially, but my heart is with you <3

Awesome Spare a Dollar total! Lots of folks love you and the bears you save! โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

Love love reading updates on OUR Babies. God bless yalll and happy Easter

Thank you for all you do at ABR! I love the daily updates and look forward to seeing each of the bears progress! So happy that the donations exceeded your expectations! Love, love, love the humor injected in the updates!!! You all are the best! โค๏ธ

Love the update <3

Great news that Daffodil Bear has overcome all the ills she suffered and is now enjoying the smorgasbord of food that you provide! And thanks to the curators, board members and volunteers who are working tirelessly on the grand new cubby house. ๐Ÿ’–

Someone posted a video of a momma bear with FOUR cubs crossing the road in Cades Cove. They looked good and hope she can take care of all of them. โค๏ธ

Great update!! I'm glad all is well at ABR, especially Daffodil. I can't wait till she is able to get in the wild enclosure. Happy Good Friday to all. โค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’œ

TY for all you do and for the wonderful updates ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

So happy for Daffodil praying she get better soon๐Ÿ™♥๏ธ

I love keeping up data see how our furry friends are doing. Great outcome for them all.I raised raccoons two families of them didn’t intervene except feed them.Did like you and gave them names. Studied on their behavior they like to be dominant over each other at a young age.Glad to see us kind that not scared to do helpful stuff of these innocent wild animals. It’s a special gift when you get to do something like that.

Love another positive update. Thank you ABR for going the extra mile to always include us. The new cub house looks amazing! Lucky bears. Glad everyone is progressing nicely towards their freedom. โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

Such good news all the way around...but especially about Daffodil. She's a special little bear, who had so much to overcome. I'm grateful to God for sparing her life, and the lives of all the little fur babies. And thank you to all of you for so much patience, love and care of these little ones. Love y'all.๐Ÿ’

Wish Daffodil could brush her hair. I know., she's a wild animal. She is so adorable.

Daffodil looks a little scruffy but I am sure she will very soon be much better! I am so thrilled about Hartley and Sweetie. They are big kids now and will find a way to coexist.

ABR Video Update-April 18, 2019

Evening Edition

Sweetie had an exciting day. She ate FIVE pears and a load of peanuts. Then she went for a swim. Our yearling took to the water like a little fish; black bears are excellent swimmers.

All five of our cubs are eating and playingโ€ฆand playingโ€ฆand playing. Daffodil is getting some solid food and Hartley is working on shedding his fur pants by rubbing against trees. It was a good day for our eight residents.

Thank you for helping us help them. โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

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Cool!!! Happy she’s a little fish and enjoys the pool! Are you going to add logs for ease in getting out?

What a joy to watch Miss Sweetie discover her swimming expertise....we are so blessed to be able to share these parts of their lives ๐Ÿป๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’œ

She is well named because she sure is a sweetie pie! This video brought a smile to my face, thanks ABR for saving Sweetie!

What a beautiful sight seeing Sweetie swim! So happy for her! Glad to hear that all the others are doing well! Thank you for sharing the video of Sweetie swimming in the pool!

Sweetie you are precious! You know exactly what to do. I’ll bet that water felt good and refreshing! So glad to see everyone else is doing well and that sweet patient Daffodil is getting solid food! That puts her one step closer to feeling the sun on her back and the grass under her feet; something that I really thought might not ever happen when she first arrived at ABR. I will repeat it again and again, the folks at ABR and UTCVM are amazing! Wishing a peaceful night for all, with no storms or high winds!! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿปโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

That was fabulous!!! Thanks for sharing that video, how awesome! โค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

So happy to see Sweetie doing so well. Thank you for the love and care you have given her.

Woooohoooo Sweetie Bear, soo Happy to see that you're getting into the Cubby Pool, enjoying yourself, cooling off. You're an excellent swimmer! Heard you had 5 Pears, lots, lots of Peanuts. So happy you've got a healthy appetite Sweetie Bear. Your doing soo well at ABR, I'm proud of you Sweetie Bear. You have a Pawsome evening!๐Ÿ˜€๐ŸŠ‍โ™‚๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’ž๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ

Yay, Sweetie! She was really enjoying paddling around the pool. So glad she is doing well in the wild enclosure.

Keep up the good work pup make those muscles stronger and tummies full. Thank you guys as always for your dedication and love and knowledge for rescuing these tiny and always being there for to.๐Ÿป bears ๐Ÿป

Thanks for sharing this sweet video of Sweetie bear she looked like she loved the pool and her peanuts so glad to see she’s doing great and thriving glad sweet Daffodil is doing good also๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿป๐ŸŒผ

I smiled thru the whole video she loved going for a swim โค๐Ÿป I'm so glad the whole gang is doing well... I love all the updates...thank you for taking the time to do themโค Have a good evening๐ŸŒ•๐ŸŒดโค๐Ÿป

Doing the bear paddle, so adorable love them to pieces

LOVE seeing this. Job well done, Sweetie Bear. And ABR. Thank you.

Awww!!! This is so sweet. You can almost hear her saying aaahhhhh.. Has Hartley ever got in yet?

So sweet! Love that beautiful girl. Thanks for the video and all you do for these babies!

This was so good to see! Little Sweetie is doing so wellโค๏ธ thank you for sharing๐Ÿ˜Š

Her life was so iffy just a few short weeks ago, now she looks great, enjoying life at ABR Spa-a-la-mode. Thank you ABR, this is a blessing.

Aww...just the cutest thing ! She acted like she was really enjoying her swim. Brought back sweet memories of the water baby , FINNEGAN ! Happy all cubbies and yearlings are doing well ! Good job Curator ‘s ! ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

What a joy to see thisโคthank you for helping this precious bear. Sweetie looks fabulous ๐Ÿป

That video of Sweetie is adorable .....happy all cubs are doing well โค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ. Happy day!

Oh my....Sweetie the swimmer ๐Ÿป!! Love seeing them enjoy life!! She is an absolutely gorgeous bear โค๏ธ

Just precious. You made my heart smile Sweetie. Good news on all our little friends!

Sweetie is such a good little swimmer ๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿป๐ŸŽ€๐Ÿ’ฆ love the way she snacks on the peanuts ๐Ÿฅœ

Sweetie swimming around that pool was just precious. It made my day!

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Appalachian Bear Rescue

Morning Edition

On behalf of Boudreaux and Beignet, we invite you to join them for first breakfast.

Curator David closed the interior gate in The Cub House, cleaned Room #1, placed bowls of formula porridge, raised the gate to let the cubs in, then lowered it so he could clean Room #2. The cubs turned breakfast into a food fight. Then settled down to eat the porridge rather than wear it. Cubs this age are full of energy, and we have nothing but respect for mother bears who have to deal with it. We include a link to a video from The North American Bear Center of mother bear, Lily, in her den with her cubs, Ellie and Eli. They were about the same as the cubs we have in residence. A gold medal to every mother bear. And lots of acorns too.

Video:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPDHTQfDLnU&t=19s

Our other six bears are doing well. Thank you for helping us help them.โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

appalachianbearrescue.org/

*We post updates on our residents twice daily, morning and evening.Morning Edition

On behalf of Boudreaux and Beignet, we invite you to join them for first breakfast.

Curator David closed the interior gate in The Cub House, cleaned Room #1, placed bowls of formula porridge, raised the gate to let the cubs in, then lowered it so he could clean Room #2. The cubs turned breakfast into a food fight. Then settled down to eat the porridge rather than wear it. Cubs this age are full of energy, and we have nothing but respect for mother bears who have to deal with it. We include a link to a video from The North American Bear Center of mother bear, Lily, in her den with her cubs, Ellie and Eli. They were about the same as the cubs we have in residence. A gold medal to every mother bear. And lots of acorns too.

Video:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPDHTQfDLnU&t=19s

Our other six bears are doing well. Thank you for helping us help them.โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

appalachianbearrescue.org/

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Love. Love, love this. Big smile on my face๐Ÿ˜ŠThank youโค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

What a fun update at Curator David’s expense! Wonderful to see B and B heathy enough to be so rambunctious! The merry-go-round video was adorable too! โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

Thank you. This is the best news today. They’re wonderful, and mama bear is glad she has faucets without bowls. Thanks for showing us this fun and for all the cleanings you guys and gals do.

Oh my Boudreaux and Beignet, I think you need some etiquette classes! ๐Ÿ˜‚ Kudos to Curator David for all the hard work he did that apparently took a matter of minutes to be destroyed! Glad to hear that everyone else is having a good day! Blessings on all, especially curators!!! ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿป๐Ÿปโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป

Typical kids/ Bears. What fun they are having. So Happy to see them growing into healthy chubby bears.โ˜บ ๐Ÿป ๐Ÿปโค

They are so darn cute and very entertaining โ˜บโ˜บโคโค๐Ÿป๐Ÿป I agree with others kudos to curator David๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘

They really are a handful, thank God, that proves they are healthy, happy and comfortable, love those little fur balls.

Haha, little stinkers!!! So great they are healthy and able to make a mess! Kudos to y’all for patience and kindness, just like having messy toddlers to raise!!โค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

Adorable but messy. Just like toddlers. Lol Thanks for the updates and photos.

Hilarious. Gotta love all of you curators.

Love this update!!! Beignet and Boudreaux are so funny looks like Curator David has more cleaning to do they have grown so much๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿป

They are having so much fun! Thank you for the pictures!

I think about the mother bear that I saw on a video the other day with 4 trying to get them across the road and wonder how on earth they manage. Of course nursing from mom doesn't carry with it the possibility of this kind of mess, but still with all that energy.....LOVE these little ones!, and thankful for the surrogate ABR moms who deal with all of this mayhem!

A big THANK YOU to the curators on having lots of patience with these little bear cubs!! They are very rambunctious, but so so cute!!โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿป

You made my night! ๐Ÿ˜ƒโค๏ธ Love watching those two grow up together. You can really see the size difference but they both look great! โค๏ธ๐Ÿป๐Ÿปโค๏ธ

I am just so thankful they have both improved soooo much and can play and make messes!!

Hilarious!! Little cubs are soooo cute!!

As I saw the pictures of the food fight, I thought “oh to live life with such abandon!” So thankful to ABR for giving all these bears the chance to recover, live and grow!

That is my favorite video from NABC....poor Lilly but she survived

Love the Bears-go-round video from NABC. One of my favorite videos.

Oh my gosh! That is hysterical! I love these bears!

Good morning ABR! Oh my what messy little bears! I feel sorry for the Curators that has to clean up after them on a daily basis! So much dedication! Poor Momma bears, they have their “paws” full! Especially the ones that have anywhere from 4, 5 and even 6 cubs! Bless their hearts!

So funny, and so rambunctious! Love these little fur balls! Wish IQ's could be tested. Something tells me these two are off the chart!

After seeing Lily grooming her cubby Faith very diligently, I think our cubbies need something which can groom their fur off of yoghurt and milk!

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Join us for our 2019 Bear Necessities event at Janis and Jerry Cunningham’s beautiful farm in Walland, TN.

Appalachian Bear Rescue (ABR) is a black bear rescue facility located just outside of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Townsend, Tennessee. ABR is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization that has been returning black bears back to the wild since 1996. Each year black bears from our national parks and surrounding areas are orphaned, injured, or in need of medical care. Thanks to Appalachian Bear Rescue, these bears are given a second chance at life in the wild.

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Trillium Cove Shopping Center off East Lamar Alexander Parkway on Highway 321 in Townsend.

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