LINTHICUM, Md. (WJZ) — Officials at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport are turning to social media to help return a lost stuffed animal to its owner.

Southwest Airlines tweeted a light brown stuffed bear was left at a gate at BWI on December 16. Since then, the bear has gone on a few adventures, the airline said, but they’re hoping to get it back to its rightful home.

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On Monday, the airport shared Southwest’s tweet, saying it’s “beary important” and that “a happy reunion would be a nice way to start the new year.

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Southwest is asking people to share the post on social media to track down the bear’s owner.

CBS Baltimore Staff