Meet Jimbo, it weighs 680 kg and lives in the center for wildlife in the state of New York.
Jim Kowalczyk hugs great friend, lying with him on the ground, feeding mouth marshmallows. It like suicide, but imagine Jim with his wife for 23 years taking care of him.
“The bear will play with you all day if you have time.”
In the center live 11 of the bears. Even here there are squirrels, ducks, deer, mink and other animals that are undergoing rehabilitation since the early 1990-ies. But in contrast, it is them, then the bears cannot be released into the wild, they are too used to life in captivity.
This Kodiak is a subspecies of brown bears that live on Kodiak island and other Islands of the Kodiak archipelago off the southern coast of Alaska. One of the largest predators in the world living on land.
Kodiak reach a length of up to 2.8 meters and up to 1.6 meter height at the withers. The weight of the most massive instances of has more than half a ton. The largest Kodiak weighed 780 kg. but our Jimbo — 680 kg.
“In bears, unlike people, havent pretense,” says Jim.
The claws, however.
A great friend.