Animals Asia's bear rescue team is on the road once more - bringing back the last bear, from the last bear bile farm in Quang Ninh province, Vietnam. Follow it live.
Today bear bile farming ends in Quang Ninh, Vietnam – as animal welfare charity Animals Asia rescues the last bear in the province and closes the last bile farm.
This summer, 10 cyclists from the Shell Cycling Club at Beijing Technology University embarked on a ride to raise awareness of bear bile farming.
What would you do if you were confronted with a situation which could only be the work of a force which appears so evil it is impossible to comprehend?
Quang Ninh’s bear bile farmers were rich, powerful and well-connected – now they’re out of business. It’s a victory that provides a blueprint to end all bile farming in Vietnam, says Animals Asia.
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.