Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Zoo Prepares to Stage Public Bear Feedings
The bears have just awakened from hibernation and are eager to get their first spring meal.
YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK. March 1. VOSTOK-MEDIA – Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Zoo prepares to stage public feedings of two couples of bears, which have just awakened from hibernation. The public feedings kicks off on March 6, a spokesperson for the zoo said.
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Zoo is inviting the public to watch the spectacular show – public feeding of two brown bears, Mashla and Vanka, and two black bears, Ezha andFilya. The event will be held at 12:00 p.m. every day.
Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk Zoo spokeswomen Larisa Baranchuk said the bears are fed on carrot, cabbage, and barley porridge with humpback salmon. “This winter the both couples have hibernated for quite a while,” Sakhalin-Kurily daily reported. “Mashka and Vanka had entered hibernation in late November, Yezha and Filya – in early November.”
A new bear-themed photo competition is launched to coincide with the awakening of the animals from hibernation. For further information, visit the zoo website at www.sakhalinzoo.ru.
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