Special treatment for Russia's orphaned bears

Pioneering wildlife programme comes to rescue of baby bears whose mothers have been killed by hunters for their skins.

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Hundreds of bear cubs are orphaned each year by hunters in Russia. They kill the mother bears for their skins and many of the babies are sold to circuses. But one pioneering wildlife programme is trying to change that. Al Jazeera's David Chater reports.


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