Hansel was born in 2004 but no one knows what happened with his mother. Two years later, in 2006 both him and his sister Gretel were confiscated from the Zoological Garden of Călărași because of the bad condition for living. That’s how they reached in Libearty Bear Sanctuary. The bears needed medical care for many months due to malnutrition. Their came back was spectacular one, Hansel became one of the biggest and beautiful bears in Libearty.