Petition: Bear Tears Off Trainers’ Scalp is Further Proof Why Animals Don’t Belong in Circuses

Keeper is mauled to death by bear after entering the animal’s cage at Russian circus

A worker was mauled to death by a performing brown bear after entering the animal’s cage at a top Russian circus. Valentin Bulich, 28, locked himself inside the cage with the unnamed beast, according to the world famous Great Moscow State Circus. The seven-year-old bear tore off his scalp, reports said. Bulich suffered multiple severe wounds […]

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Trophy hunting holidays ‘should be banned’ under new welfare guidelines

Trophy hunting holidays ‘should be banned’ under new welfare guidelines

Trophy hunts should no longer be offered to holidaymakers under new animal welfare guidelines from the UK’s biggest travel association. Also discouraged from sale are canned hunts – where animals are bred in captivity for the purpose of shooting in enclosures – and trips to cub petting farms and lion encounters, which experts say help […]

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Dancing Free – Sloth Bear

Sloth bears (Melursus ursinus) are a species of bear found within the Indian Subcontinent. They are mainly nocturnal insectivores, but will readily take to fruits and honey if within reach. These bears were popular as dancing bears on the streets of India as they were easilytamable. The cubs were oftencaughtby poachers and traders after killing […]

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