Russian pilots crowdfund care for Mansur the Air Bear
A Russian bear has become an internet star after the group of pilots who had adopted him turned to crowdfounding to help care for him. Mansur the Air Bear was found as a tiny cub at an airport outside Moscow, and pilots have looked after him ever since. But as he grows, his care becomes more expensive and difficult for the amateur zookeepers. You can follow him on Youtube and other social media channels and donate to his care. Newsday's Natalia Golysheva talked to one of the guardians of the bear, pilot Andrey Petrov.
Photo: Andrey Petrov with Mansur in an airplane cockpit (Credit: Andrey Petrov)