A cub suckles milk at a sanctuary for rescued Asiatic black bears run by the conservationist group Free the Bears Fund near Luang Prabang. A bigger sanctuary is currently under construction. Photo: Tibor Krausz

Free the Bears strengthens fight against bile trade with new Laos sanctuary for rescued moon bears

The sanctuary that will house up to 150 rescued bears is under construction in the hills outside Luang Prabang, the former capital of Laos, where the NGO saves bears from the pet trade and bear bile farms

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A cub suckles milk at a sanctuary for rescued Asiatic black bears run by the conservationist group Free the Bears Fund near Luang Prabang. A bigger sanctuary is currently under construction. Photo: Tibor Krausz
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