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Endangered 'Paddington' bears arrive in the West Country

Brothers Tupa and Sonco have come to Noah's Ark Zoo from Frankfurt. Photo: ITV News

Two endangered bears have had their first glimpse of their new home at a zoo in North Somerset.

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Brothers Tupa and Sonco, who are spectacled bears, have come to Noah's Ark Zoo from Frankfurt.

A working stream will let them play in the water. Credit: ITV News

They're being housed in a state of the art facility - giving them plenty of room to run around. With more than 2 acres of land, plus trees, climbing frames and water features to keep them occupied.

The brothers enjoy a climb Credit: ITV News

The breed - which was the inspiration for the popular children's character Paddington - is listed as vulnerable on an international conservation list. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species is the most comprehensive inventory of conservation statuses in the world.

Tupa and Sonco seem to be enjoying their new home: