With Quang Ninh province recovering from the worst flooding in 40 years, fears have been raised that the rescue of the remaining 17 captive bears could be delayed.
When it comes to having fun with your friend, moon bears Bibi and Luna make it look as easy as falling off a log - or perhaps that should be a swing.
Hopes for an end to China’s bear bile farms have been boosted as Chinese manufacturer Kaibao Pharmaceuticals announced it has successfully synthesised a substitute for use in traditional medicine.
Following their rescue from a bile farm in Vietnam earlier this year, moon bears Coco and Yogi made a landmark step on their road to recovery as they walked outside for the first time in 15 years.
Rarely has the death of a single animal caused as much outrage as that of Cecil the Lion. His senseless slaughter should make us discuss what right we have to take the life of any animal says Animals Asia’s Animal Welfare Director Dave Neale.