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20 May 2013

Tens of thousands of Chinese people spell out their love for moon bears

A month of activities aimed at raising awareness of bear bile farming and celebrating China's moon bears has seen 30,000 people take part.

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14 May 2013

Three Down - Three to Go as Shamrock steps outside

Shamrock is the latest bear to follow moon bears Manuka and Peter out the den doors for their first glimpse of sunshine in many years.

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10 May 2013

Guitar legend Slash adds voice to growing rock movement against bear bile use

Guitar legend Slash has added his voice to a growing number of rock musicians supporting Animals Asia in its campaign to end bear bile farming.

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07 May 2013

Xie Sheung – Our ‘logo bear’

Animals Asia is currently marking the 20th anniversary of our founder Jill Robinson’s first visit to a bear bile farm. In the years since that first visit in 1993, Jill has become widely recognised as the face of Animals Asia’s work to end bear bile farming – what is less well known is that the moon bear face in our logo is that of a very special bear.

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30 April 2013

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and legendary drummer named Animals Asia US Ambassador

Animals Asia has named Matt Sorum, the legendary Los Angeles-based drummer, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winning musician who has played with Guns N' Roses, The Cult and Velvet Revolver, as its newest Ambassador for the United States.

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30 April 2013

Bile bear turned pet handed over to Animals Asia in Vietnam

A moon bear kept for bile extraction by a farmer in Ung Hoa District, near Hanoi, Vietnam, then later as a pet, has been handed over to Animals Asia.

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30 April 2013

Rescued Cubs Misty and Rain settle into Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre

Two moon bear cubs confiscated from traffickers in Lai Chau, Vietnam near the Chinese border, are now settling into Animals Asia’s sanctuary in Tam Dao.

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26 April 2013

Traditional Medicine practitioners turning their backs on bear bile

Traditional Medicine practitioners in Vietnam are turning their backs on the use of bear bile according to new research by the Traditional Medicine Association in Vietnam, showing its members now view use of bear bile as old fashioned.

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