Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

Delaney the Moon bear was rescued from a bear bile farm. While it might sound ridiculous to a Western audience, bear bile is considered a potent medicine throughout Asia. Today, there are an estimated 12,000 Sun bears and Moon bears living in captivity for the sake of producing bile.

Most bears in bile farms are kept in small cages and have a sharp catheter shoved into their gallbladders to drain their bile fluid on a daily basis. This process is understandably excruciating for the animals and takes both a mental and physical toll on them. Bile bears can be held in captivity for the duration of their lives, forced to experience nothing but pain, starvation, and dehydration day after day.

It is no surprise whatsoever that after years on a bear bile farm, Delaney looks like the happiest bear alive just sitting in his pond and playing with a ball. He was rescued by Animals Asia more than a decade ago and, hopefully, remembers nothing at all from his days on the farm. As the sanctuary reports, Delaney is now known as one of the most playful bears there and “a true gentle giant.”He loves to swim and even organize little sleepovers with his fellow rescued bears!

Bear bile farming is a cruel and senseless practice that has to be stopped.  Click here to visit Animals Asia’s website and learn more about their work rescuing bears and fighting the bile industry.

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through some recent posts below:

Brace Yourself! The Vegan Beyond Burger is Taking Over 1,300 Grocery Stores in the U.S.

Major Track in Florida is Ending Greyhound Racing!

Happy Tears! Stranded Dolphin Returns to the Wild After 2 Months of Rehabilitation (PHOTOS)

The President of South Korea Just Adopted a Dog Who Was Rescued From a Meat Farm!

Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Rescued Moon Bear Who Spent Most of His Life in a Cage Delights in the Smallest Pleasures in His Sanctuary Home (VIDEO)”

Click to add comment
john pasqua
3 Months Ago

MUST END THE CRUEL BEAR BILE FARMS TO SAVE GREAT BEARS LIKE DELANEY FORM THIS NOW.


Reply
KatWrangler
3 Months Ago

That is a very humbling video - freedom, even from abuse, is priceless.

I\'m surprised science hasn\'t synthesized the chemical item that is supposed to be medicinal. We no longer use foxglove - we have digitalis. A medicine I take is the synthetic form of gila monster venom. I am sure it can be accomplished.


Reply


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×