Else Poulsen: In Memoriam

In Loving Memory of Else Poulsen 1955 - 2016

Else founded the Bear Care Group, following her vision to improve the well-being and welfare of bears around the world. She dedicated her entire life to caring for animals, especially her furry first loves, the bears. Else worked in zoos early in her career, and later as a consultant for caregivers around the globe; she was an enduring font of wisdom and knowledge regarding the nature and care of all bears. Her presentations, insights, and books will forever be resources for everyone to enjoy and help become just a little bit better at what we all love to do most. Else was selfless and tireless in her dedication, and a true inspiration to us all.

We will continue to uphold Else's ideas and goals. The Bear Care Group, and all of us, can honour her best by continuing to do the most we can for the animals in our care, and to improve the welfare of our ursine friends everywhere. It is truly what Else would want.

We will miss you Else. Big bear hugs from us all.

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