As more and more bears from across the country began to be turned in by their owners, we realized we had a need for a bear rescue center in eastern India. A new rescue centre was established as more and more Kalandar families started surrendering their bears, and more space was needed to establish a unit for lifelong care.
Wildlife SOS entered into a partnership with the West Bengal State Government; thus the Purulia Bear Rescue Centre (PBRC) was born. Here, we not only provide lifetime care for the bears, but also provide support for the Kalandar families still living in this part of the country. PBRC sits on 10 acres of beautiful forest land and is capable of caring for up to 25 bears.
|Purulia Bear Rescue Facility, Purulia, West Bengal 723101|