Do bears really remember their handlers from years ago?

Do bears and humans bond? Apparently some do. Meet Johnathan and Sonya...good friends from the past. Johathan recently visited his old bear friend. Some of you asked if Sonya remembered him right away. She did. Actually the moment she heard his voice, her head came up and she ran to the side of the fence. Then when he went in, she gave him a big bear hug and rubbed her head on him in affection. Like what you see? Our calendars are ready for sale! Please consider purchasing one to help us in our work! We can’t do it without you!