Andean bear cub a ray of hope for future of species

STORY: The cub was born on December 21, 2022, and is about to pass its first three months of life, a critical mark when the risk of death is high, a statement from the park said.

A skilled team has been caring for the cub and following its development, which is progressing positively, the statement added.

The Andean bear is listed as vulnerable on the International Union for Conservation of Nature's Red List of Threatened Species.