Approximately 15 years ago, volunteers found a bear cub, tiger cub, and lion cub, which were domesticated by a poacher. Due to improper care, these animals were taken to a sanctuary where they received medical procedures and quality nutrition.
However, when they were placed in separate enclosures, an unusual event occurred: the bear cub, tiger cub, and lion cub refused to live separately and started to befriend each other.
Over time, they considered themselves one family. For more than 15 years now, these three different species of animals have been living together in the same enclosure, supporting and caring for each other.
In the wild, such behavior would be impossible, as lions, bears, and tigers inhabit different territories and are very territorial. They protect their territories from other predators. However, thanks to these animals being introduced to each other at a young age, they were able to form unique bonds and became an inseparable family.
In the sanctuary, they receive all the necessary conditions for a comfortable life. The animals regularly receive proper nutrition and medical care. The sanctuary staff monitor their health and provide favorable living conditions.
It is likely that these lion, bear, and tiger will never leave the sanctuary, as they have become accustomed to life in captivity for too long and would not survive in the wild. However, today, every visitor has the opportunity to see this extraordinary family at the sanctuary in Georgia.
This sanctuary was established by a group of enthusiasts several years ago with the goal of providing a refuge for animals left without human supervision.