Since the age of 3 months, the bear Stepan has been adopted by the couple Yuri and Svetlana Panteleenko in Moscow, Russia. Now Stepan has become an indispensable part of the couple’s life.
Animal husbandry has long been a favorite among humans. Simply put, people breed dogs and cats; More complicated, breed birds, breed reptiles, breed ornamental pigs … but reach the “realm” of bear breeding in the house, have breakfast together, take pictures and make friends. hugs are not easy to find.
Stepan has lived with Yuri and Svetlana Panteleenko in Moscow, Russia since he was only 3 months old. 24 years later, Stepan weighed 360 kg. Stepan and his employers had a close relationship; they treat Stepan like children at home and eat together every day.
Stepan and his master are playing in the garden.
The life story of Stepan and Yuri and their couple, Svetlana, was turned into a documentary film by director Ross Haley on Channel 4. Ross says.
“Over the past 10 months, I have met many people who have extremely peculiar, unique and even dangerous pets. However, living together for a long time, they formed a close and close relationship. The group. Obviously, wildlife can also be a part of the family. “
Stepan usually has breakfast and has tea with Yuri and Svetlana Panteleenko.
Stepan has appeared in 32 films over the past 10 years, more than Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio. Yuri shared.
“Stepan is 24 now. He’s been with us since we were kids. We brought Stepan back from the zoo when he was 3 months old and raised the bear like ours. With such a mass, Stepan can be a danger to humans. . The thing that worries me the most when resurrecting Stepan is feeding him. You really have to trust this bear to do that. “
Stepan has breakfast with Yuri and Sveltana. On average per day, this bear will eat about 25 kg of fruits, fruits, fish … In addition to jobs such as being hired as a photographer, playing in a musical show or a wedding, his hobby in his spare time. Stepan is lying, hugging the owner on the sofa and watering the plants in the garden.