Cartoon of a bear
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Living with a grizzly bear

In the 1970s, a Scottish couple, Maggie Robin and her husband, Andy, adopted a bear cub.

Hercules grew to be eight feet (2.44m) tall and became a star, featuring on the cover of Time Magazine and appearing in many adverts and documentaries.

But what was it like sharing your home with a bear?

Watch more BBC World Service animations here.

Find out more about how they were made here.

  • 05 Jul 2016