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Circus Bears Hibernate On The Way To A Gig

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Circus Bears Hibernate On The Way To A Gig

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Circus Bears Hibernate On The Way To A Gig

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Four circus bears in Russia were on a road trip across Siberia when their truck broke down. In freezing conditions, the animals went into hibernation. According to The Voice of Russia, trainers eventually woke the bears, but they were too sleepy to do their tricks.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, host:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

They may be trained performers, but four circus bears in Russia reverted to their old ways. The animals were on a road trip across Siberia when their truck broke down. In freezing cold conditions, the animals went into hibernation.

According to The Voice of Russia, trainers eventually woke the bears, feeding them strong tea and chocolates, but the bears were too sleepy to do tricks.

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