Rita Janecek and Joseph Schaar met on Match.com in 2015 and wound up falling in love over their mutual affection for bears.
So it should come as no surprise that the couple wound up getting married on March 21st at a Florida bear sanctuary called Bearadise Ranch.
Their ring bearer, naturally, was a 23-year-old blonde of a bear... named Carroll who appeared in the movie Big Fish in her younger days.
And Check this out... The Bear Sanctuary is located Myakka City... who knew, we had a Bear Sanctuary right here in our area...
It's called : Bearadise Ranch and it's been around since 1926. ...
from the sanctuary website":
"They live at beautiful Bearadise Ranch, a natural habitat facility the bears call home. Here they swim, climb trees, and enjoy life in Florida while keeping in tune with nature. Educational presentations are part of the tour as well as plenty of photographic opportunities for the nature lover or bear enthusiast."
Check out the Bearadise Ranch website here: ... https://bearadiseranch.com/