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Moon bear hugs day

14 February 2012, 03:01AM |

With Valentine's Day finally here, Moonie the "Love Bear", as he now likes to be known, has declared today a day of Moon Bear Hugs and is off to spread some love around London. You can catch him in action around 11am beside the statue of Cupid in Piccaddilly Circus, and if you are lucky he might even give you a rose ...


Valentine's Day 2012

14 February 2012, 03:01AM |

Happy Valentines Day - to all who breathe life and love into our beautiful bears in China and Vietnam. Thank you for giving them all their first glimpse of Spring.

Maggie in playful spring mood in Vietnam

Freedom and her Prince

David loves Lamma

Béla loves life!


Jasper's conspiracy

10 February 2012, 03:00AM |

Almost every day something in bearland – whether in China or Vietnam – makes us laugh. These bears of ours are the most charismatic and unpredictable creatures on the planet – showing us time and time again how much we really have to learn about their unique characters and never-ending sense of fun.


Campaign to end bear bile tours

04 February 2012, 14:52PM |

Vietnam is fast becoming aware of the laws that protect the bears, with many officials now working closely with our Vietnam Director Tuan Bendixsen. These past couple of weeks are no exception as, together, Tuan and the authorities joined in a public-education programme in Ha Long Bay Vietnam — scene of many bear farmers clearly flouting the law.


Share the love for the bears this Valentine's

02 February 2012, 20:06PM |

Moonie's search for love continues — and I hear that he's closer than ever, but desperately needs your help too. Moonie's greatest wish is that you and your friends will befriend a moon bear for that special person in your life — and only then will our lonely moon bear find love.


Our Valentine Bear

25 January 2012, 02:53AM |

As a very special day of romance draws near, I've just heard about a sad and lonely bear who's looking for love.


Welcome home Little Dragon

24 January 2012, 21:59PM |

Celebrating both Chinese and Vietnamese New Year doesn't get better than welcoming in the new year with a brand new life. In this case, let us proudly introduce you to our beautiful new family member at our sanctuary in Tam Dao, Vietnam, with a lovely little message from vet nurse Caroline.


Lunar New Year app 'explodes' in China

18 January 2012, 03:53AM |

Look at this amazing iphone app that's doing the rounds in China right now! With free support from a very kind advertising agency, our bears are inspiring the Chinese public to help make the Chinese New Year of the Dragon a lucky one for the bears.


Chance to own your own 'Sleepyhead'

09 January 2012, 20:46PM |

Lovely and very talented artist Gary Hodges has donated a beautiful picture of a yawning polar bear for auction on the website, Giving Lots. "Sleepyhead" was first published in 1999 and completely sold out.


Our posters in 'hot' Beijing subways!

02 January 2012, 19:48PM |

Just look at these amazing advertisements that are gracing the noticeboards and platforms of Beijing subway stations as part of our Healing without Harm campaign in China!