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2 hours ago

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I hope the cultures and sensitivities come back fast so she has the best antibiotic!!!!

Agreed Donna! I’m a nurse and the similarities between bears and humans is unreal! Su had an external fixated which is tough enough to manage in humans none the less a destructive happy bear cub 😂

Thank you Curator Tori….have a wonderful weekend

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ABR Daily Update-May 23, 2024-When it rains, it pours 🐻☔️

Weather: 81°F (27°C) Humidity 67%, Rainy 🌧️

SuBearu bear is busy recovering from a rear, left femur repair that was done at UTCVM the morning after her arrival. Yesterday, curators noticed that the stabilizer’s purple wrapping had come undone, exposing both the stabilizing bar and four pins holding her repair in place. Aside from that, the top pin looked as if it had come undone. This morning, SuBearu was taken back to UTCVM and ABR was presented with two options:

1. Veterinarians could re-attach the top pin to the stabilizing bar once more and hope that it stays put this time (as the pin itself was still holding strong in her bone)

2. Or, veterinarians could use different surgical methods, and place a plate in her fractured leg instead

Before making any decisions, radiographs were conducted and calcification of SuBearu’s femur had already begun. This means that option #2 would require veterinarians to re-break what progress has already occurred, to start again with a plate placement. With the guidance and recommendation of UTCVM’s orthopedic surgeons, ABR decided to go with option #1. This time however, extra stabilizing putty was cured to the top pin and stabilizing bar, which was then all secured with blue medical wrap - maybe SuBearu wasn’t a fan of the purple. 🫣💜💙

While there (here’s where it rains), veterinarians also noticed small signs of possible infection at the surgery site. SuBearu has already been getting antibiotics, but further cultures were taken to assure that she is getting the right kind. Curators were then tasked with a big ask - to keep SuBearu bear even more confined back at the facility (here’s where it pours - literally). Nursery pens are too small, and the recovery center and hartley house are too big, so curators joined together to find a solution that would fit SuBearu bear JUSSTTT RIIGGHT. 👌👩🏼‍🦱🐻🐻🐻🥣

In the pouring rain, curators worked overtime to retrofit one of ABR’s old nursery pens to be placed in building #4. Plastic sheeting was cut and fastened to prevent her from climbing, and a PTZ camera equipped with sound was placed temporarily so that curators can keep a very close eye on SuBearu this weekend. The rainbow at the end of all of this rain, is that if SuBearu bear can tolerate her new wrapping and confinement for just 5-7 more days, veterinarians believe that the calcification in her bone will be strong enough to remove EVERYTHING.🤞🦾🌈 Let the countdown begin!!

All of the other cubs at the facility are doing well. Tots Bear returns to UTCVM tomorrow morning for a follow-up on her front, left humerus repair and Jellybean, Duke and Daisy Mae will remain inside until after the holiday weekend. Curator’s delayed their initial plans to release them into a Wild Enclosure before then due to the severe storms that are expected in eastern Tennessee. Small bear cubs, tall trees, severe weather and strong winds do NOT make for relaxed curators, and after today, they deserve anything that will spare them a few more grey hairs. 😅

Thank you for your support in giving SuBearu, Tots, Peeps, Casper, Shadow, Jellybean, Duke, and Daisy Mae a second chance. ❤️
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ABR Daily Update-May 23, 2024-When it rains, it pours 🐻☔️

Weather: 81°F (27°C) Humidity 67%, Rainy 🌧️

SuBearu bear is busy recovering from a rear, left femur repair that was done at UTCVM the morning after her arrival. Yesterday, curators noticed that the stabilizer’s purple wrapping had come undone, exposing both the stabilizing bar and four pins holding her repair in place. Aside from that, the top pin looked as if it had come undone. This morning, SuBearu was taken back to UTCVM and ABR was presented with two options: 

1. Veterinarians could re-attach the top pin to the stabilizing bar once more and hope that it stays put this time (as the pin itself was still holding strong in her bone)

2. Or, veterinarians could use different surgical methods, and place a plate in her fractured leg instead

Before making any decisions, radiographs were conducted and calcification of SuBearu’s femur had already begun. This means that option #2 would require veterinarians to re-break what progress has already occurred, to start again with a plate placement. With the guidance and recommendation of UTCVM’s orthopedic surgeons, ABR decided to go with option #1. This time however, extra stabilizing putty was cured to the top pin and stabilizing bar, which was then all secured with blue medical wrap - maybe SuBearu wasn’t a fan of the purple. 🫣💜💙 

While there (here’s where it rains), veterinarians also noticed small signs of possible infection at the surgery site. SuBearu has already been getting antibiotics, but further cultures were taken to assure that she is getting the right kind. Curators were then tasked with a big ask - to keep SuBearu bear even more confined back at the facility (here’s where it pours - literally). Nursery pens are too small, and the recovery center and hartley house are too big, so curators joined together to find a solution that would fit SuBearu bear JUSSTTT RIIGGHT. 👌👩🏼‍🦱🐻🐻🐻🥣

In the pouring rain, curators worked overtime to retrofit one of ABR’s old nursery pens to be placed in building #4. Plastic sheeting was cut and fastened to prevent her from climbing, and a PTZ camera equipped with sound was placed temporarily so that curators can keep a very close eye on SuBearu this weekend. The rainbow at the end of all of this rain, is that if SuBearu bear can tolerate her new wrapping and confinement for just 5-7 more days, veterinarians believe that the calcification in her bone will be strong enough to remove EVERYTHING.🤞🦾🌈 Let the countdown begin!!

All of the other cubs at the facility are doing well. Tots Bear returns to UTCVM tomorrow morning for a follow-up on her front, left humerus repair and Jellybean, Duke and Daisy Mae will remain inside until after the holiday weekend. Curator’s delayed their initial plans to release them into a Wild Enclosure before then due to the severe storms that are expected in eastern Tennessee. Small bear cubs, tall trees, severe weather and strong winds do NOT make for relaxed curators, and after today, they deserve anything that will spare them a few more grey hairs. 😅 

Thank you for your support in giving SuBearu, Tots, Peeps, Casper, Shadow, Jellybean, Duke, and Daisy Mae a second chance. ❤️Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment

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I hope that the surgical changes made for SuBearu will do the trick and that she will adjust to her new location for the time needed to recover. I am always amazed at the resourcefulness of the curators at ABR when it comes to doing whatever needs to be done for the benefit of these precious bears. Also thank you for holding off on letting Jellybean, Daisy and Duke out into a WE for a few more days to hopefully let the weather calm down. 🙏🏻🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️

You all are so “crafty” with ideas to keep the cubs secure or comfortable or entertained or confined temporarily. Excellent writing skills explaining the delicate situation with SuBearu. Thanks to everyone involved with today’s activities at ABR, the staff at UTCVM and all others that make ABR such a great place for black bears.

God bless little Subaru and thankful for such smart, quick acting curators! If I was the President you guys would get the gold metal of honor!

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2 days ago

Join Katrina and Tori to talk about the 2nd BearWise Basic - Secure Food, Garbage and Recycling 🐻🔐🗑️♻️

It’s also Cubby Birthday! ABR chose January 22nd as the “official” birthdate for all bears who come through the facility, as it falls roughly midway in the range of possible birthdates for wild black bears. Today, all of our cubs turn four months old. 🎉🎂 Every month is a milestone!
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That message is gone now 😊

Well a very Happy 4 mos.Birthday to All the Cubbies at ABR. To many more Happy Birthdays Cubbies. 😃🐻🐻🐻🐻🐻🐻🐻🐻🩵💛💜💚💛💙💛💞🎂🍰🍨🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎁🎉🎈🎉🎈🎉🎈🎉🎈

Happy Birthday cubbies..

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Please join Katrina and Tori for some more BearWise Banter at 3:00PM eastern. 🐻😁 ... See MoreSee Less

Please join Katrina and Tori for some more BearWise Banter at 3:00PM eastern. 🐻😁

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May 21, 2024: The Bear Force

For everyone who has signed up to participate in the 2024 Bear Force Walk on June 1st, your shirts and stickers are on the way! The stacks of boxes were bigger than JoAnne, but she persevered! Hundreds of packages are at the Post Office and on the way! There are a few more shirts in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL and 3XL left, but they are going fast! If you want to join The Bear Force, sign up fast! You can come to Townsend and walk with us, or you can walk in your neck of the woods. Just send us a photo and we will include it in an event video.

Our little bears are getting bigger...they are a real Bear Force every single day! Our two cubs with broken bones seem to be doing well. Tots is very active in Hartley House. She loves her logs and greenery and she's eating very well. Tots Bear will return to UTCVM for a checkup later this week. SuBearu Bear seems to be feeling a little better and a little stronger every day. She eats everything on offer and especially likes her Cubby Sauce with honey and meds. We are cautiously optimistic about Tots and SuBearu.

The big three Tornados are eating more and more solid food. We hope they will be ready for the Wild Enclosures in the next week or so. Peeps & Company...well, they are Peeps and Company. Peeps is preparing for the swingy ball Olympics event with gold medal worthy performances. Today, she joined the wrestling team and seemed to come out ahead in a Formula War. Actually, she ended up with formula ON her head, but who's counting??

Thank you for keeping our cubs in your heart. They feel the Bear Force cheering for them every day! Our cubs need us and we need you. We couldn't do our work without you!

Sign up for the Bear Force Walk here:
appalachian-bear-rescue.myshopify.com/products/2024-bearly-5k-participant-sign-up
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May 21, 2024: The Bear Force

For everyone who has signed up to participate in the 2024 Bear Force Walk on June 1st, your shirts and stickers are on the way! The stacks of boxes were bigger than JoAnne, but she persevered! Hundreds of packages are at the Post Office and on the way!  There are a few more shirts in sizes Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2XL and 3XL left, but they are going fast! If you want to join The Bear Force, sign up fast!  You can come to Townsend and walk with us, or you can walk in your neck of the woods. Just send us a photo and we will include it in an event video.

Our little bears are getting bigger...they are a real Bear Force every single day! Our two cubs with broken bones seem to be doing well. Tots is very active in Hartley House. She loves her logs and greenery and shes eating very well. Tots Bear will return to UTCVM for a checkup later this week. SuBearu Bear seems to be feeling a little better and a little stronger every day. She eats everything on offer and especially likes her Cubby Sauce with honey and meds. We are cautiously optimistic about Tots and SuBearu.

The big three Tornados are eating more and more solid food. We hope they will be ready for the Wild Enclosures in the next week or so. Peeps & Company...well, they are Peeps and Company. Peeps is preparing for the swingy ball Olympics event with gold medal worthy performances. Today, she joined the wrestling team and seemed to come out ahead in a Formula War. Actually, she ended up with formula ON her head, but whos counting??

Thank you for keeping our cubs in your heart. They feel the Bear Force cheering for them every day! Our cubs need us and we need you. We couldnt do our work without you!

Sign up for the Bear Force Walk here:
https://appalachian-bear-rescue.myshopify.com/products/2024-bearly-5k-participant-sign-upImage attachmentImage attachment+7Image attachment

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I love all of our current residents, but I m so happy to see Peeps doing so well standing up to her roomies, and of course I say extra prayers for sweet Tots and SuBearu in their recoveries. 🙏🏻🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️

How is SuBearu doing?

I always feel so sorry for JoAnne this time of year! But I am sure she knows it is worth packing the mountain of boxes with t-shirts, for the cubs at ABR. Speaking of cubs, I had a mama bear with three cubs visit our neighborhood today! And later this 2 or 3 year old male showed up. Made my day!

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ABR-May 20, 2024-Video Update-Best Viewed in Full Screen

Weather: 83F (28C) Humidity 53%, Sunny 🌞

Peeps, Casper, and Shadow Bear got a bigger tub today…and broccoli! 🤢We hope you enjoy this twenty-minute video of the cubs as they see the tub…and broccoli 🤢for the first time. There are all kinds of food treats hidden in the Acclimation Pen and the the cubs find them all. Note: Do not mess with Peeps!

SuBearu, Tots, Daisy Mae, Duke, and Jellybean are doing well. We’ll focus on them in tomorrow’s update.

❤️Please consider donating to Appalachian Bear Rescue:
appalachianbearrescue.org/make-a-donation/

🎉Our Visitor & Education Center at Trillium Cove is open! Please click on the link for more information:
appalachianbearrescue.org/contact-us/

🛑Bearwise.org offers excellent information on what black bears are up to at this time of year and what to do if you hike or live in “Bear Country”.

*We post one update daily, seven days a week.
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She was so cute with that broccoli, I loved how she grabbed it with her front paws & was kicking it with her back legs, just like my cat does. 🥰

They're SO fun to watch! Thank you! And, Peeps Bear sure knows how to hold her own against the bruisers...........lol!

Who knew broccoli could be such a fun toy?!! What a fun video & they are so adorable! ❤️

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ABR Daily Update-May 19, 2024-Cubby Prize 🍲 🐻 🥇

Weather: 72F ( 22C) Humidity 86%, Cloudy ☁️

SuBearu, our recent arrival, had a good night. The curators mix her meds into a bowl of Cubby Sauce (pureed berries, apples, and pears with honey), and she loves it. Along with antibiotics, the Cubby Sauce contains pain management medication and a mild anti-anxiety drug to help her cope with confinement. At present, SuBearu’s diet is restricted to Cubby Porridge, Fox Valley Bear Replacement Formula, and goat’s milk; she needs the calcium, and she needs food that is nutritious and easy to eat. She sleeps a lot, which is what we’d expect; frankly, for the present, it’s best she sleeps as much as possible.🐻

If our resident cubs cared about receiving gold medals for excellent bear behavior, we would award them. As it stands, the cubs don’t care and would only eat the medals. Never mind, we’re in a medal-giving mood and are pleased to award Daisy Mae, Duke, and Jellybean Bear the Gold Medal for Chonkiest Cubs and Best Transitioners to Solid Food. 🥇The curators think Jelly weighs in the 25-pound (11.34 kg) range, with Daisy Mae and Duke in the 18-20 pound (8.16 kg) range. Though all eight of our resident bears are about the same age (nearly four months old), they develop at their own rate, just like human cubs. Daisy, Duke, and Jelly will be ready for a wild enclosure a little earlier than their compatriots, perhaps as soon as the last week in May or the first week in June. 🐻🐻🐻

Tots may not be the Chonkiest Cub, but she is the most independent. At present, she’s content to play, eat, and sleep alone. However, she’s fascinated by her gold medal-winning next-door neighbors, as they are with her. We hope her broken arm is healing well and that she’ll be able to meet them one day.🤞🐻

Do you remember when Peeps Bear was the most fragile cub in residence? Well, Ms. Peeps can bop and climb with the best of them and is enjoying her time with Shadow and Casper, who spend every second bopping and climbing… when not eating. The menu for the cubs (except for SuBearu and Tots) features Fox Valley Bear Milk Replacement Formula with chopped Mazuri Bear Diet pellets, puppy chow, fruit, and nuts mixed with yogurt, lettuce, celery, chopped carrots, chopped sweet potatoes, and mealworms.

As delicious as this sounds (who doesn’t like Bear Diet Pellets and mealworms?), the cubs’ primary concern is to play; eating is just something they do when they’re not, or when their tummies demand a “time out!” The cubs who have access to an outdoor acclimation pen prefer to spend most of their time out there, as close to the trees in the wild enclosure as possible. Trees are everything to a black bear cub. They are shelter, safety, and food. We wish they would treat our trees with more respect, but that is too much to ask of what are essentially a bunch of hooligans. 🐻🌳

❤️Please consider donating to Appalachian Bear Rescue:
appalachianbearrescue.org/make-a-donation/

🎉Our Visitor & Education Center at Trillium Cove is open! Please click on the link for more information:
appalachianbearrescue.org/contact-us/

🛑Bearwise.org offers excellent information on what black bears are up to at this time of year and what to do if you hike or live in “Bear Country”.

*We post one update daily, seven days a week.
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ABR Daily Update-May 19, 2024-Cubby Prize 🍲 🐻 🥇

Weather: 72F ( 22C) Humidity 86%, Cloudy ☁️

SuBearu, our recent arrival, had a good night. The curators mix her meds into a bowl of Cubby Sauce (pureed berries, apples, and pears with honey), and she loves it. Along with antibiotics, the Cubby Sauce contains pain management medication and a mild anti-anxiety drug to help her cope with confinement. At present, SuBearu’s diet is restricted to Cubby Porridge, Fox Valley Bear Replacement Formula, and goat’s milk; she needs the calcium, and she needs food that is nutritious and easy to eat. She sleeps a lot, which is what we’d expect; frankly, for the present, it’s best she sleeps as much as possible.🐻

If our resident cubs cared about receiving gold medals for excellent bear behavior, we would award them. As it stands, the cubs don’t care and would only eat the medals. Never mind, we’re in a medal-giving mood and are pleased to award Daisy Mae, Duke, and Jellybean Bear the Gold Medal for Chonkiest Cubs and Best Transitioners to Solid Food. 🥇The curators think Jelly weighs in the 25-pound (11.34 kg) range, with Daisy Mae and Duke in the 18-20 pound (8.16 kg) range. Though all eight of our resident bears are about the same age (nearly four months old), they develop at their own rate, just like human cubs. Daisy, Duke, and Jelly will be ready for a wild enclosure a little earlier than their compatriots, perhaps as soon as the last week in May or the first week in June. 🐻🐻🐻

Tots may not be the Chonkiest Cub, but she is the most independent. At present, she’s content to play, eat, and sleep alone. However, she’s fascinated by her gold medal-winning next-door neighbors, as they are with her. We hope her broken arm is healing well and that she’ll be able to meet them one day.🤞🐻

Do you remember when Peeps Bear was the most fragile cub in residence? Well, Ms. Peeps can bop and climb with the best of them and is enjoying her time with Shadow and Casper, who spend every second bopping and climbing… when not eating. The menu for the cubs (except for SuBearu and Tots) features Fox Valley Bear Milk Replacement Formula with chopped Mazuri Bear Diet pellets, puppy chow, fruit, and nuts mixed with yogurt, lettuce, celery, chopped carrots, chopped sweet potatoes, and mealworms.

As delicious as this sounds (who doesn’t like Bear Diet Pellets and mealworms?), the cubs’ primary concern is to play; eating is just something they do when they’re not, or when their tummies demand a “time out!” The cubs who have access to an outdoor acclimation pen prefer to spend most of their time out there, as close to the trees in the wild enclosure as possible. Trees are everything to a black bear cub. They are shelter, safety, and food. We wish they would treat our trees with more respect, but that is too much to ask of what are essentially a bunch of hooligans. 🐻🌳

❤️Please consider donating to Appalachian Bear Rescue:
https://appalachianbearrescue.org/make-a-donation/

🎉Our Visitor & Education Center at Trillium Cove is open! Please click on the link for more information: 
https://appalachianbearrescue.org/contact-us/

🛑Bearwise.org offers excellent information on what black bears are up to at this time of year and what to do if you hike or live in “Bear Country”.

*We post one update daily, seven days a week.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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Will Tots and SuBearu become enclosure friends (after healing) since they are the closest in size? The other cubs are really getting a lot bigger.

Awesome news!!! Appalachian Bear Rescue when will the walk shirts go out? ❤️🐻

Thank you for this lovely and lively update on our resident cubs. Jellybean, Daisy and Duke are getting to be quite portly cubs. Peeps, Casper and Shadow are not far behind. Little Tots amazes me with how docile she is and how good she is at entertaining herself during her recovery. I so hope she gets a good report at her next vet visit. Little SuBearu is being a very good patient as well. I pray for her complete recovery as well. 🙏🏻🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️

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ABR Daily Update-May 18, 2024-Cautious Optimism 🐻🐻

Weather: 76F (24C) Humidity 73%, Mostly Cloudy 🌥️

SuBearru, our most recent arrival, is resting in The Recovery Center, recuperating from a broken femur in her back left leg. When Tots, our other injured cub, lived in the Recovery Center, the adjustable ceilings were removed because her injury was to her front arm, and she was allowed to stand on her hind legs. SuBearru is not allowed to stand, so the ceilings are back in place. The curators carpeted one of her rooms with mattresses and covered them with cedar chips, giving SuBearru a wall-to-wall soft bed to walk and sleep on. She’s eating well, and her plumbing is in good order.

In Hartley House, Tots eats everything offered, takes her meds, and seems energetic and playful. The vets at UTCVM and our curators are cautiously optimistic about Tots and SuBearru's recovery, but cautious optimism is all they can offer. Convalescing from broken bones is challenging for our companion dogs and cats, but it's even more so for a wild animal. The curators can’t comfort or distract the cubs with cuddles; human presence doesn’t calm our bears, it frightens them, and could lead to their habituating to human contact, something we work very hard to avoid. The curators supply the cubs with nutritious food and meds, and the wonderful team at UTCVM-University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is always on call to help. We hope the cubs will thrive, and we will do our best for them. 🤞🐻🐻

The six bouncing little bears in The Cub House and in Hartley House are so energetic we wonder if the walls will contain them for much longer. They are transitioning quickly to solid food. In fact, a couple of the cubs have decided they’ll only eat puppy chow, berries, and sliced apples; porridge is for babies!

Our eight cubs depend on us for a second chance at life in the wild, and we depend on you. Thank you for helping us help them. ❤️

❤️Please consider donating to Appalachian Bear Rescue:
appalachianbearrescue.org/make-a-donation/

🎉Our Visitor & Education Center at Trillium Cove is open! Please click on the link for more information:
appalachianbearrescue.org/contact-us/

🛑Bearwise.org offers excellent information on what black bears are up to at this time of year and what to do if you hike or live in “Bear Country”.

*We post one update daily, seven days a week.
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ABR Daily Update-May 18, 2024-Cautious Optimism  🐻🐻

Weather: 76F (24C) Humidity 73%, Mostly Cloudy 🌥️

SuBearru, our most recent arrival, is resting in The Recovery Center, recuperating from a broken femur in her back left leg. When Tots, our other injured cub, lived in the Recovery Center, the adjustable ceilings were removed because her injury was to her front arm, and she was allowed to stand on her hind legs. SuBearru is not allowed to stand, so the ceilings are back in place. The curators carpeted one of her rooms with mattresses and covered them with cedar chips, giving SuBearru a wall-to-wall soft bed to walk and sleep on. She’s eating well, and her plumbing is in good order. 

In Hartley House, Tots eats everything offered, takes her meds, and seems energetic and playful. The vets at UTCVM and our curators are cautiously optimistic about Tots and SuBearrus recovery, but cautious optimism is all they can offer. Convalescing from broken bones is challenging for our companion dogs and cats, but its even more so for a wild animal. The curators can’t comfort or distract the cubs with cuddles; human presence doesn’t calm our bears, it frightens them, and could lead to their habituating to human contact, something we work very hard to avoid. The curators supply the cubs with nutritious food and meds, and the wonderful team at UTCVM-University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine is always on call to help. We hope the cubs will thrive, and we will do our best for them. 🤞🐻🐻

The six bouncing little bears in The Cub House and in Hartley House are so energetic we wonder if the walls will contain them for much longer. They are transitioning quickly to solid food. In fact, a couple of the cubs have decided they’ll only eat puppy chow, berries, and sliced apples; porridge is for babies! 

Our eight cubs depend on us for a second chance at life in the wild, and we depend on you. Thank you for helping us help them. ❤️

❤️Please consider donating to Appalachian Bear Rescue:
https://appalachianbearrescue.org/make-a-donation/

🎉Our Visitor & Education Center at Trillium Cove is open! Please click on the link for more information: 
https://appalachianbearrescue.org/contact-us/

🛑Bearwise.org offers excellent information on what black bears are up to at this time of year and what to do if you hike or live in “Bear Country”.

*We post one update daily, seven days a week.Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment

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After the bears are released back to the wild, do they ever try to interact with humans when they are hurt or sick remembering the care they received from you once before?

Tots and SuBearru can compare surgery scars when they heal. 💖💖🐻🐻

Happy to see that our sweet injured babies are doing well. Little Tots seems to be doing great at making the best of her situation. I hope SuBearu can do the same. Everyone else seems to be doing just as would be expected - creating mayhem and madness! 🙏🏻🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️🐻♥️

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1 week ago

Our newest intake, SuBearu Bear, is out of surgery! She did great! 👏😄 ... See MoreSee Less

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Happy Friday everyone!

Thanks Tori! Have a fabulous weekend!

Love and prayers

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