honey_bump_largeDate of birth: January 20, 2000
Race: Alaskan Brown Bear
Height: 6 feet 4 inches
Weight: 520 lbs
Hair: Frosted Silvery Brown
Eyes: Golden Brown
Education: Doug Seus

 

Characterization: Leading Lady
If you took all the sweetness of a little girl, mixed it with everything you imagine to encompass the wilderness and made it into a grizzly bear, you’d have Honey-Bump. She is a contradiction in coyness and claws, one moment stealing your heart with her flirtatious eyes, the next moment giving her big brother Bart a smart left hook! She’s a joy to have in front of the lens, pure poetry in motion!

 

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Experience:
2000 – Dr. Dolittle 2, 20th Century Fox
2001 – Growing Up Grizzly  with Brad Pitt, Animal Planet
2004 – Growing Up Grizzly 2  with Jennifer Aniston, Animal Planet
2006 – Evan Almighty – Universal Pictures
2010 – ZooKeeper – MGM Studios
2007 – Horse Whisper Legend of Grizzly MT – Horse Whisper Productions

 

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Community Service:
Ambassador Bear for The Vital Ground Foundation
Preserving America’s Wild Heritage

 

Hobbies:
Terrorizing her brother Bart, ballet gymnastics, diving…does a “forward gainer” into her pool

 

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Trained Behaviors:
1. Goes to mark
2. Goes from mark A to mark B, either slow, walking or running
3. Stays on mark or wherever she is asked to be
4. Backs up
5. Looks in a riveted manner in any direction
6. “Roars” – opens mouth wide and shows all teeth and fangs
7. Stands on back legs
8. Walks on back legs
9. Comes into camera from mark – slowly, walking or running
10. “Blows” – snorts through nose
11. Strikes with front paw
12. Charges in to camera
13. Lowers head and looks in menacing way
14. Sits
15. Begs up
16. Waves “bye-bye”
17. Lays down

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18. Lays down with head on ground as if asleep or dead
19. Rolls over on back
20. Gets to all fours on command
21. Limps – walks with one front leg held off the ground
22. Fetches most anything – fake fish, stuffed rabbits or life-sized actor dummy doubles
23. “Lifts” – holds object with front paws while sitting
24. “Holds” – lays on back and holds and bounces objects with all four paws
25. “Flipper” – flips any object in front of him such as fake fish or soccer ball, etc.
26. Shakes head back and forth
27. Pushes trees, cars, tents, cabin doors, etc
28. “Happy Bear” – jumps from front feet to back feet
29. Dives on cue, does a running dive into river or pond
30. “Yoga” – holds back toes with front claws
31. Great “attack” behaviors, running hits, mauling, wrestling, full contact, with instant “off” command
32. Trained to come and be leashed on command and goes back into his trailer on command
33. No wasted time on set
34. Does a routine of multiple behaviors in a fluid sequence, for example: Come, Hit Mark, Look, Stand Up, Roar, Turn Head to Left, Exit Frame Right, all in one take