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The following terms and conditions apply to all the Bear Forest plots that are sold by Bears in Mind as symbolic co-ownership. When you buy a plot you acknowledge these conditions and agree that these conditions are the sole binding agreement concerning the plots. In these terms and conditions ‘we’ refers to Bears in Mind, and ‘you’ means you as the customer.


For the amount of € 525.00 you can buy a plot in “The Bear Forest in Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen”. This will make you a symbolic co-owner of “The Bear Forest in Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen” for the duration of 7 years. As a co-owner you receive the following benefits (optional):

  • a unique ownership certificate
  • a subscription to De Berekrant newspaper
  • two complimentary entrance tickets to Ouwehands Dierenpark annually
  • an annual invitation to The Bear Feast
  • your name mentioned on the billboards near the Bear Forest entrance

Bears in Mind is entitled to terminate or limit the co-ownership in the following situations:

• Death of plot owner

The co-ownership will be ended in case of death of the plot owner. Next-of-kin can object to this termination by sending an objection letter to Bears in Mind within 6 months after the death of the owner. The message must clearly state that the next-of-kin wish to keep the co-ownership. In this case the plot owner’s name will be kept on the billboard. All other benefits will be cancelled.

• Bankruptcy or termination of organization

When a plot is registered to an organization or assocation, which ceases to exist, the co-ownership will be terminated as well. All benefits will be cancelled.

• Contact unkown / out of employment / returned mail

When a plot is bought by an employee belonging to a organization or assocation the following rule applies: should this person leave the organization or decease and mail is returned to Bears in Mind, we will send a letter to the organization explaining the situation. The organization has one month to respond and provide us with a new contact person. If we receive no reply in one month, the co-ownership will be terminated. 

• returned mail / no contact data

When mail is returned twice, Bears in Mind will stop all mail. If we receive no message within one year after stopping all mail, the co-ownership will be terminated.

The Bear Forest

If, for whatever reason, the Bear Forest in Ouwehands Dierenpark Rhenen ceases to exist, all rights based on this contract will be forfeited.

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