Russian Family Live With A Bear In Their House, Treat Him The Same As Any Loveable Pet

Meet the household that sits down to dinner with a bear at the table. Svetlana and Yuriy Panteleenko, from Russia, might seem the ordinary couple, keep a 23-year-old bear named Stepan as their household pet.

At more than 7ft tall, Stepan is so domesticated that the family have been known to sit down in the evenings to watch the television together and he even steps in to help with household chores by watering the plants.