It might be common to photograph a group of pals having a day of fishing, but it takes on intrigue when one of them is a grizzly bear. Veronika Dichka, a resident of Novosibirsk, Russia, made the choice to adopt Archie the bear from a safari park that she was forced to shut down.
When he was just a puppy, Archie was taken from a circus, and ever since, he has lived at the zoo with other animals. Unfortunately, the pandemic produced so many issues that it was impossible to keep up with the zoo’s bills, forcing it to close.
Veronika went into action at that particular time, understanding that Archie couldn’t live in the wild because he had always been
The kind-hearted woman made the decision to adopt him and provide for his needs for the rest of his life.
As she stated to the Daily Mail:
Because the bear has spent its whole existence in captivity, we are unable to release it into the wild.
The bear was familiar to Veronika since they had worked together on previous picture shoots, but they were just two coworkers who knew one other. However, after adopting him, they quickly became inseparable friends, and the photographs show the sweetness of their bond.
They both act as any other couple of friends would and enjoy each other’s company on a daily basis, so they make the most of their free time by engaging in a variety of activities.
Even though it is doubtful that they are related, some who are aware of their narrative and are moved by the images find their link to be profound.