The strange story of a Russian family who decided to adopt a 140 kg bear at home
In a period in which there is more and more talk of extended families, here is the singular story of a truly special family. Meeting Yuriy and Svetlana Panteleenko on the street would seem an absolutely normal couple but, visiting them at their home, one realizes that there is something very different in their life.
Their son, in fact, is a 140 kg bear that they baptized with the name of Stepan. The couple adopted the bear when he was 3 months old, found undernourished by hunters after losing his mother to poachers.
Although many told the couple to avoid adopting him, as it could have been dangerous, even unintentionally, given his size, the two did not heed these warnings and welcomed him into the house as their own son, educating him in a decisive way. human.
Stepan does everything with his human parents: he has lunch at the table, watches TV on the sofa. He is not aggressive at all and he has never bitten or hurt anyone. His only flaw? The huge appetite of him that requires a great deal, especially financial!