“Freedom! 130 Bears to Be Rescued From Chinese Bile Farm” …..
Freedom! 130 Bears to Be Rescued From Chinese Bile Farm
The bears spend their lives in cramped cages being tapped for their bile, which is then dried and sold as a traditional medicine.
More than 130 bears living in miserable conditions at a Chinese bile-extraction farm will soon get a significant lifestyle upgrade.
After a yearlong negotiation, Animals Asia Foundation has struck a deal to rescue all of the Asiatic black bears living at Flower World, a state-owned horticulture and landscaping company based in Nanning.
Next month the 28 sickest bears will be making a 745-mile journey to the organization’s sanctuary in Chengdu. After that, the foundation plans to convert the Flower World farm into a sanctuary for the remaining bears, a process that will take two years and cost $5 million. That price will also cover the first…
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