A lonely Himalayan black bear is desperately seeking a home in the U.S., but it has not been easy finding him a suitable place to live.

Paul Tilsley reported on "America's News Headquarters" that Oscar the bear, who's from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in India, is being kept at the HART (Helping Animals Recover from Trauma) Center in Kroonstad, South Africa, where he's finding the sweltering African heat unbearable.

Not only is Oscar terribly overheated in his current environment, he's lonely. The nine-year-old has never seen another bear in his entire life, outside of his long-passed mother.

The directors of the HART Center hope to find Oscar a sanctuary or a zoo in the U.S., where he can live happily ever after with plenty of attention and activities.

Two zoos in the U.S. have already turned Oscar down, saying they only want Grizzlies or American bears, not Asiatic species.

Oscar's keepers, however, are optimistic that they can find him a good, permanent home.

Watch the "America's News Headquarters" clip above.


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