The story of 23-year-old bear attracted foreign journalists.
Homemade pigs — were snakes, chameleons and lemurs too. How about a pet bear? Such an unusual pet can boast Svetlana and Yury Panteleenko from Moscow. In their home for 23 years, lives a bear named Stepan. Thanks to him the family became famous all over the world: their history, have conquered the foreign media.
The couple “adopted” a beast at the age of three months when he was found by hunters in the woods in a very bad condition. Yuri and Svetlana cured Stepan and decided to leave it in your house. Since then, the Teddy bear helps the owners around the house, watching with them TV and loves to play soccer with Yuri.
“Stephen is very sociable bear. He loves people, and never have, not bitten. Despite its fearsome appearance, Steve is the kindest animal,” — said Svetlana.
Interestingly, the 140-pound Stepan eats 25 pounds of fish, vegetables and eggs. Great passion bear is a tea that he drinks liters.