One of two sloth bears rescued in southern Nepal in December last year from a pair of itinerant street performers who used the animals for entertainment. File photo: World Animal Protection

Sridevi the dancing bear was rescued from streets of Nepal, but died after being put on display in a squalid zoo cage

Government officials defended the care the bears have received, saying the zoo is the only facility in Nepal able to house them

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One of two sloth bears rescued in southern Nepal in December last year from a pair of itinerant street performers who used the animals for entertainment. File photo: World Animal Protection
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