Year of arrival: 2019
Age at the time of arrival: Approximately 10 years
Personality traits: Playful, but gets intimidated easily
Recognisable features: Three-limbed; Vasi lost a limb in a snare trap
Favourite activities: Relaxing in the den that he digs out
Facility: Bannerghatta Bear Rescue Centre (BBRC)
Favourite food: Peanut butter
Special needs: Enrichments for Vasi have been placed at a height that is comfortable for him to access.
Background: Vasi was rescued from Ballari district in Karnataka, where he was found struggling in a vicious jaw trap. The sharp teeth of the snare encased the ankle of his left hindlimb, causing grave injury to Vasi’s paw.