California bear and her cub now call East Texas home

California bear and her cub now call East Texas home
Courtesy: Humane Society (Source: KLTV)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - A 6 1/2 year old bear named Jackie and her cub Russell now have a forever home. They are at the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in Murchison. They were rescued in 2019 by the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, after they made themselves too at home in the suburbs.

Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019
Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019 (Source: Mirjam Schippers)

Noelle Almrud, senior director of Black Beauty said, “Jackie and Russell can now safely live out their days here with no human interference. They are thriving, exploring their one-acre habitat, climbing trees, splashing in their pool and foraging in the leaves and grass.”

Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019
Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019 (Source: Mirjam Schippers)

Now they will live happily ever after at the 1,400 acre ranch, without human interference.

Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019
Black Bear Sow and young male cub arrive at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, now called Project Wildlife Ramona, and explore their new home. July 6, 2019 (Source: Mirjam Schippers)

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