A bear cub discovered being trafficked in a backpack last week arrived at Animals Asia’s Vietnam Bear Rescue Centre in the early hours of Friday morning after an urgent rescue mission.
Dedicated vets at Animals Asia are determined to prolong the sight of a rescued moon bear for as long as possible despite her slowly deteriorating vision.
Moon bears get pretty hot and sticky when the sun beats down on that thick, glossy fur of theirs. And while the dens, trees and enclosure structures offer some shade, sometimes there’s only one way to cool off - a refreshing dip in the pool.
Animals Asia is indebted to the Marchig Animal Welfare Trust for its support in our work to rescue bears from the bear bile industry in China and Vietnam.
It’s all change in House 6 for beautiful moon bear friends Caz and Luna, as their long time ‘neighbours’ Mary and Bibi officially move in.
A moon bear rescued by Animals Asia from one of China’s infamous bile farms has amazed her carers by overcoming paralysis to once again walk in the sun.
Animal cruelty has repeatedly made headlines in Vietnam. For the country to take the next step in combatting this issue robust animal welfare laws are required.