Ben Wins Freedom From Jambbas

August 2012

A decision was made to keep Ben the Bear at Performing Animal Welfare Sanctuary in California permanently instead of returning him to Jambbas Ranch, where he was kept in a 12-foot-by-22-foot cage. We had moved Ben earlier this month from North Carolina to California when a temporary injunction was ordered. 

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