Bears adore fish, therefore going fishing is one of their favorite pastimes. But a giant brown bear sharing a boat with a human friend and going fishing together sounds too much to handle! That, believe it or not, is what this sweet lady and her rescued bear do on a daily basis. Meet Veronika Dichka and her enormous pal, Archie!
Archie the bear spent the majority of his life at a safari park, and as a result, even after being rescued, he was unable to be put back into the wild. Unfortunately, this frequently happens to wild creatures that have been held in captivity for an extended period of time. Nonetheless, his life altered significantly two years ago when he met Veronika.
The compassionate woman chose to take in and care for this gentle giant. They’ve been pals for over two years and have a really strange but beautiful friendship! “We rescued him from the safari park but can’t release him into the wild as he has lived in captivity his whole life,” she stated.
The couple was recently seen on camera while fishing together on a lake in Novosibirsk, Russia, and the gorgeous photographs appear like they came straight from a storybook. Despite the fact that they spend a lot of time together, fishing is still their favorite hobby. Maybe it’s because they both enjoy new experiences.
“Archie spends every day with us and is madly in love with water,” said Veronica. “He enjoys it a lot when I take him to new places.” We’re like family; we eat together, sleep in my arms when we’re scared, and hide behind me. We rescued him from the safari park but are unable to release him into the wild because he has spent his entire life in captivity.” Watch as these unusual pals spend some quality time together!