No elephant festivals, no tourist rides. Animals Asia says Vietnam should take a lead in Asia and let its elephants live in peace instead of being used for work and entertainment.
It took a 900km round trip on treacherous Vietnamese roads to pick up two tiny cubs confiscated from traffickers - three years on, they’re both high climbers.
As plans for dolphin park in Danang, Vietnam hang in the balance, Animals Asia is reminding city leaders - there is no such thing as an “eco” dolphinarium.
Around the world this week thousands of people are playing their part in raising awareness and much needed funds to help end bear bile farming - by hugging!
Pippin, Tai Tan and Eclipse were all rescued from bear bile farms. Vet Sheridan Lathe describes the ailments they suffer and how they are treated as they grow old in their sanctuary.
Moon bear Jasper spent 15 years in a Chinese bile farm crush cage. Rescued by Animals Asia he spent 15 more as the life and soul of the sanctuary before his death this week.