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Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, Brasov
Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
Watch the bears feed on forest plants, climb trees, and swim in pools at Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti, which shelters over 70 animals who've been rescued from illegal exploitation. The story of the sanctuary started in 1998 when its founder, Cristina Lapis, saw three bears caged outside a restaurant who were being used to amuse customers. The habitat of oak and hazel forest allows the bears to stay hidden in the bushes, except in the morning when they come near the fence to be fed. The sanctuary is also home to a she-wolf that was born in a zoo and rejected by her own pack. Watch a short clip explaining how the sanctuary was built before going to see its furry residents. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Libearty Bear Sanctuary Zarnesti and many more Brasov attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Brasov vacation trip planner.
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I gave this a 5 star rating because of what they do and how they do it. It is a sad commentary on humanity that anyone would mistreat an animal. The bears here are beautiful and seemingly well looked ... read more »
In the beginning of my review, I want to express my gratitude for everyone involved in the Bear Sanctuary project, from the animal caretakers to the top level manager. I believe with all my heart that... read more »
It would be my hope that one day this facility would not be required, all the Bears have been mistreated by the the human race and to hear there stories is so sad. However good work is done and touris... read more »
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