Baloo the bear pictured in his cage

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For 23 years, Baloo has been cruelly locked in a cage and kept as the mascot of a Romanian ski resort. With your help, there’s a real hope that we can rescue Baloo and move him to Libearty Bear Sanctuary where he can live the rest of his days in peace.

Help us free Baloo from this misery.

 Baloo confined in his cage at a Romanian ski resort

Baloo's situation is dire.

Help us free Baloo from this misery

We have delivered more than 178,000 signatures to the Romanian government petitioning for his release to sanctuary, but there is still work to be done.

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