In several countries across Asia, thousands of bears live a life of torture on bear bile farms, so that their bile can be forcibly extracted and used in traditional medicine. These bears are confined in tiny cages, where they are typically “milked” for bile at least once or twice a day. Although this appalling practice has been going on for a few decades, most people outside of Asia have never heard of bear bile farming and are unaware of the atrocities being committed on these animals.
Our latest partner, Animals Asia, has been working for over 14 years to end this inhumane practice by rescuing and rehabilitating these imprisoned bears, as well as bringing global exposure to this practice. Check out their infographic and please help us bring exposure to this horrific practice by sharing their work with others.