Hanoi Zoo elephants are finally unchained
Three Asian elephants at Hanoi Zoo are finally free to wander in a grassy enclosure after years confined by chains – thanks to Animals Asia, Change for Animals Foundation, and Wild Welfare.
Seven months on from suffering fractures in both front limbs due to a rare condition never before diagnosed in any species of bear – moon bear Claudia has astounded her carers.
The spotlight has never shone more fiercely on China’s dog meat industry, with the Yulin dog meat festival attracting unprecedented worldwide focus. Yet hard facts details remain difficult to come by in an industry used to hiding in the shadows.
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£28 a month could pay for a dozen fruity ice blocks that keep the bears active and stimulated.
For £23 a month, you can sponsor a rescued bear.
£12 a month could provide two bears with dried fruit and nuts, an essential part of their diet.
£8 a month could keep four recovering bears supplied with plus-size fruit smoothies that disguise the taste of their medicines.
£155, could provide a rescued bear with vet care for a month.
£115 could buy the bears a swing to relax on in their enclosure.
£45 could buy fruit smoothies for our bears.
For £40, you can befriend a rescued bear.
£30 could buy a small bobbin/spool for our bears.
£20 could support one volunteer to investigate one zoo for one day.
£10 could vaccinate one dog against rabies. Outbreaks of rabies often prompt brutal dog culls in China.
£5 could buy a pot of honey – the bears’ favourite treat.