At Animals Asia’s bear rescue centres in China and Vietnam, Christmas is a time of year when we spoil our bears even more than we usually do.
The series’ finale of hit show Downton Abbey aired last night – marking the final goodbye of a show which moved millions around the world. But while the series may be ending, the legacy of the cast’s fight against bear bile farming will endure.
A bear from Animals Asia’s biggest rescue of 2015 has just passed his quarantine period and is enjoying what he’s deserved all his life – the outdoors, and lots and lots of sunshine.
Like any community, Animals Asia’s bear sanctuaries have elders – bears getting on in years, who need a little bit more care and consideration but are well-respected amongst their peers.
A British animal expert who has overseen the feeding, watering and care of more than 150 bears has shared her most memorable moments as she bids farewell to Animals Asia’s Vietnam sanctuary.
When a bear at Animals Asia’s China sanctuary was suffering from a nagging and mysterious health condition, Animals Asia called in a favour – at the local human hospital.
After the Quang Ninh rescues – Animals Asia’s landmark 2015 campaign, which saw bile farming stopped in its most notorious province – Vietnam is imagining a bile farm-free future.