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Ozark Orphans
Photo by Cathy Walker-Middleton
Taken at Ozark Folk Center
Age Group: 19 and Older


These two little ones lost apparently lost their mother. After watching for her to return after a couple of days, they found me. I have been their momma bear ever since. They are getting proper diet and can really put it away. I have gained the name from the mountain folk as "The Bear Whisper". They are well taken care of and are running free in their natural domain. They haven't and will never see the inside of a cage or trap. They live and sleep where they were apparently born and will hibernate in the caves never the falls.