Obese Maple was actually the largest bear the sanctuary had ever received tipping the scales at a whopping 208 kg. Thankfully, a more suitable diet and opportunities to exercise have seen her lose an astonishing 69 kg. However, she's still undeniably a big girl.
Sadly too, she now lives on a diet of boiled vegetables following the removal of nearly every last tooth – another bleak reminder of her mistreatment on a bear bile farm where a diet of unsuitable rice congee all too often causes tartar to build up and teeth to rot.
"They're a grumpy pair but you can't help but love them. They've been through so much and have so many issues that you have to admire them for struggling through – and perhaps for putting up with each other too," said Weegenaar.
Have a great #moonbearmonday everyone.