Orphaned Bear Cubs Leave Den at Detroit Zoo

Three orphaned grizzly bear cubs that came to the Detroit Zoo from Alaska in December have made their zoo debut. Mike, Thor and Boo were orphaned after their mother was shot and killed by a poacher.

Orphaned Bear Cubs Leave Den at Detroit Zoo
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Camilla Vaga
Camilla Vaga3 years ago


Georgeta Trandafir

let them free, they don't belong in a zoo

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W.3 years ago


Muriel Servaege
Muriel Servaege3 years ago

Good job! I hope the cubs live happy.

Sheila Stevens
Sheila S.3 years ago

I seem to recall that a lot of people weren't happy that the cubs were being transported out of their native environment. Looks like the right decision was made! May they live happily ever after!

Julie F.
Julie F.3 years ago

I echo Barbara J's comment.

Barbara J.
Barbara J.3 years ago

Glad they were rescued. Hope the poacher was arrested.

Ram Reddy
Care member4 years ago


Oana Vasiloiu
yonette VO4 years ago

So glad somebody managed to save them and they seem to be happy now! Thanks!

Edo R.
Edo R.4 years ago

Thanks for sharing!