Five bear bile uses it’s hard to believe are real
The marketing of bear bile as a general cure-all has led to some truly unexpected – and always completely unnecessary – products.
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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.