Follow the “home for the holidays" rescue, with six bears being released from a bile farm in Vietnam and transported to our sanctuary.
An Animals Asia rescue team is in Vietnam’s Dak Lak province to free six moon bears from a lifetime of suffering on a bear bile farm.
These six bears have lived for years on a Vietnamese bile farm – we’re desperate to get them “home for Christmas” and the happiest new year of their lives.
Celebrities from the world of entertainment and animal welfare turned out in London for the premiere of a documentary on bear bile farming.
Each one saw their mother killed by poachers. All were rescued individually from traffickers. Now these sun bears have the chance to be each other’s family.
He was caged and alone for nine years in a tiny cage – now Kaffe is recovering in a den with a view of his future play space and friends.
Sun bear Lamma was lost when best pal Arkte passed away, but with both having been rescued from bile farms – she’s keen to make the most of her freedom.
While Vietnam’s caged bile farm bears suffer – their plight also means wild bears are still at risk.