“They were slowly introduced to a balanced diet and quickly gained weight, muscle mass and confidence,” Mabin said. “When introduced to a 2-year-old cub, they were wary at first, however soon became friends. The playful cub helped bring them out of their shells even more.”
The bears once had growling stomachs and barely any energy — and now they were playing and romping around like youngsters. With each month at the rescue, Ant and Kham experienced new sights, sounds and toys.