Rescue Bears Wrestle Playfully at New York Sanctuary

A rescued black bear practiced his (play) fighting skills with another burly resident of a New York animal sanctuary.

Footage by the Orphaned Wildlife Center, located in Otisville, shows the bear, called Frankie, wrestling with one of the other bears being cared for at the facility.

“Now we know why Frankie (black bear) was watching all those videos on ‘take-downs’ last week,” the center joked in its YouTube caption.

The center nurtures orphaned animals, in the hope they can be returned to the wild, and often shares videos and updates about the animals in its care to its YouTube channel and Facebook page. Credit: Kerry Clair via Storyful

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