14 August 2015

Quang Ninh bear rescues face delay following floods

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.

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13 August 2015

The bear in the picture – Peter

Peter is what’s known as a “long bear”. At 107kg in the skin and bone state he was rescued in, he was still a sizeable animal.

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12 August 2015

Smuggled bear cubs hint at scale of illegal trade

As we welcome the 32nd bear cub to our Vietnam sanctuary, our Vietnam Director Tuan Bendixsen explains why staff at the facility have become such regional experts in cub care.

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10 August 2015

Fun with your moon bear friend – it’s as easy as falling off a swing

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.

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07 August 2015

Rescued bear cub learns to walk in quarantine

Murphy is one of the youngest bears ever rescued by Animals Asia – so young he’s still learning to walk while in quarantine.

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06 August 2015

BREAKING NEWS: Bear bile replacement breakthrough in China

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.

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06 August 2015

Rescued moon bears marvel at something totally new

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.

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05 August 2015

Cecil the Lion: do we ever have the right to take a life?

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.

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