This was field work in the raw, where six bears were going to be anesthetized and examined -- undergoing procedures to remove pain they had been suffering for years.
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This story highlights the growing conflict in the broader farming industry, that hurting the animals they raise, is hurting the farmers themselves.
Progress such as this enforces the notion that change can only happen when the people of the country support the change.
Most bears on bile farms are kept in tiny cages. Of the six rescued last month, Peter was trapped in the smallest cage -- measuring just 3 feet long and one foot wide. Some bears on farms are put into cages as cubs and never released.
SHANGHAI (AP) — A storm of criticism in China over share listing plans by a company that sells tonics made with bear bile is highlighting the increa...
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