Digit was rescued from the clutch of poachers, back in 2010. He was only a cub, but the poachers had already pierced his soft, sensitive muzzle with a red hot needle in order to keep him under control.
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Four sloth bear cubs rescued from poachers just as they were about to be smuggled out of India are safe and sound in an IAR-funded sanctuary in Agra. The cubs had a narrow escape: had they not been rescued in the nick of time, they could have ended up as a bowl of bear paw soup in a South East...Read the full article »
Today Digit is a healthy playful bear that shares his life with his young comrades in enclosure number 14, an enclosure which has all the juveniles and young adults.Digital was just months old when he was rescued from a small village in Jaunpur in the year 2010 and weighed only 11.2 kilos. When...Read the full blog post »