Family has a shocking secret – they live with a 300-pound bear
Stephan is a 23-year-old bear and is the son of Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko. Svetlana shared with Daily Mail that they had adopted Stepan when he was just a three-month-old cub. He was found in bad condition by hunters in the forest and had lost his mother.
He really is a big softie! The family who share their lives with a 300lb BEAR (who even sits at the table for dinner)
Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko adopted the bear named Stepan when he was aged just three months
Today the big mammal is 23 years old, weighs a whopping 300lb and stands at a height of more than 7ft
Couple say Stepan is so domesticated he cuddles up to them in the evening and watches TV on the sofa
The bear even helps out by watering the flowers but eats a hefty 25kg of fish, vegetables and eggs a day