On this fine morning, Murko is hamming it up for the camera… at his own peril. But Bridger, the largest bear at Vietnam sanctuary, doesn't like to be ignored.
Eight Asiatic black bears have successfully been rescued by animal welfare charity Animals Asia from seven bile farms in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam.
Animal welfare charity Animals Asia will this week start a two-day rescue of eight bears from bile farms in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam.
Despite pleas from Vietnam’s Government to stop “violent and superstitious festivals” and the widespread condemnation of Vietnamese people - local authorities have announced they intend to continue to hold the Nem Thuong Pig Slaughter festival.
It’s hard to imagine anything cuter than a baby bear – each time a cub arrives at an Animals Asia sanctuary it’s cause for excitement - but it’s also a tragedy.