(CBSLA.com) — A sun bear cub orphaned by poachers is getting a new lease on life at a sanctuary in Vietnam.

Video of “Murphy” the sun bear is sweeping Facebook, where it’s been viewed more than 40,000 times since it was posted Sunday.

The cub may have arrived to the Animals Asia facility whimpering and distraught but he’s now frolicking in his new play space and tinkering with his toys.

One of his caretakers says he’s still too young to be placed with older bears, but in due time he’ll join the sun bear community that call the sanctuary home.

Southern California is home to several bear sanctuaries of our own, including Lions, Tigers and Bears in Alpine and the Wildlife Waystation in Sylmar.