Age: 2 years old.
Age at rescue: approximately 2 years
Personality traits/quirks: Ron is a very outgoing bear who loves mock wrestling with Charlie.
Recognizable features: None
Physical condition and ongoing health challenges: None
Facility (where the animal is): Agra Bear Rescue Facility.
Favorite foods: Honey-laced porridge.
Sanctuary friends: Charlie & Ginny.
Favorite activities: Honey log enrichments and digging pits in the enclosure.
Special needs or accommodations: Continued treatment for muzzle injuries due to piercing by poachers.
Background History: In November 2019, A group of five sloth bears – consisting of 2 adults and 3 sub-adults – Arthur, Molly, Ginny, Charlie and Ron, were rescued in an anti-poaching operation by the forest department and police authorities based on information provided by the Wildlife SOS anti-poaching unit ‘Forest Watch’ near the Indo-Nepal border.