New study raises alarm over bear bile farming in Lao PDR

A bear during bile extraction

A newly published study shows a worrying trend of the expanding bear bile industry within Lao PDR. Many of the bears at Free the Bears Tat Kuang Si Bear Rescue Centre were destined for bile farms, which still operate freely in the country. 

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