Woodland Park bear cubs becoming fast friends

Two new bear cubs at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo are from different states but have quickly become best friends.

A video on the Zoo’s Facebook Page shows Juniper, who was found alone near an air force base in Alaska, playing with Fern, who was rescued as an orphan in Montana.

Woodland Park Zoo welcomes second bear cub in three months

Zoo officials have nicknamed the pair “Ferniper.”

Animal curator Erin Sullivan says Juniper, a brown bear who weighs in at 256 pounds, is taking the much smaller Fern, a grizzly, under her wing…or paw.

“Fern is responding to behavioral training and is making herself at home. Having Juniper here

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