Wildlife SOS shared that the organization has brought five sloth bears to a rehabilitation center in December. The bears were rescued from wildlife traffickers in 2019.

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The bears will be housed in the center in Agra, India. The bears have been named after Harry Potter characters, according to Wildlife SOS. Arthur, Molly, Ginny, Ron, and Charlie will be housed in free-range enclosures, with enrichment centers and veterinary treatment.

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Geeta Seshamani, Secretary & co-founder Wildlife SOS said in an emailed statement, “The bears are quite active and have adapted well to their new home. It fills our hearts with absolute joy watching them simply be bears again!”

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The 165 acre Agra Bear Rescue Facility is the largest of its kind in the world.

Kartick Satyanarayan, Co-founder & CEO Wildlife SOS said, “The timely intervention by the en-forcement authorities helped save the lives of these bears. They deserve a life of dignity and free-dom, and we are happy to see them grow stronger and healthier under the dedicated care of staff and veterinarians.”

Read more about bears in sanctuaries, including the mother and cub recently moved to a sanctuary.

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