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PETA recently published a deeply disturbing video of a bear cub being handled with cruelty and carelessness during a roadside zoo event. Tim Stark, an animal exhibitor and owner of the Wildlife in Need roadside zoo in Charlestown, Indiana, treats the fourteen-week-old cub with little to no care for the animal’s comfort and well-being.

In the video, the little bear is grabbed under the front paws, swung around, and displayed like a toy. These acts of cruelty are not only a great source of distress but a very real health risk to the animal. By dangling the bear by her mouth, the man is putting her at risk for damage to the teeth and neck muscles.

The cries that come from the bear are not difficult to interpret – the animal sounds incredibly distressed and terrified of what is being done to her. The horrified cub tries her best to escape, but she is helpless – she even resorts to biting the man’s hand in an attempt to fight back. She eventually urinates out of fear she is under so much stress.

In the wild, the baby bear would still be with her mother and remain so for the entire first two years of her life.

This terrifying display is more than unacceptable, as are other similar shows profiting from keeping animals in captivity and treating them like exhibition objects. PETA has taken steps towards having Stark, who already has a long history of abusing animals, investigated for violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act.

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Celeste
9 Days ago

I pray there is a special seat reserved in hell for this man.


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JOHN PASQUA
10 Days ago

BAN ALL CAPTIVITY ON ALL WILDLIFE NOW FROM THIS FOR GOOD.


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George Mertz
10 Days ago

115 grains just above the bridge of this A-Holes nose !


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George Mertz
10 Days ago

I want to find this A-Hole and do the same to him...make him so scared that he pees on himself. This is so cruel. Tell me where this A-Hole is so I can find him. He will NEVER do anything like this ever again when I am done with this POS. He will wish he was never born.


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Mariele Hlasek
29 May 2017

Hello George. Please put your money where your mouth is and get to Charlestown, Indiana and torment Mr Tim Stark Ahole! I have cried so much after viewing this video, the poor cub is terrified out of her mind!!! Thank you and good luck!

Kate
10 Days ago


i could\'t watch it but know that cub is suffering. Personally i think someone would shoot that guy where it hurts and leave him to die slowly. My latent violent streak about which i have no remorse comes up at times like this ( few time a day really when i sign petitions for animals wo suffer at the hands of minters like this one).


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Silver wing
10 Days ago

What an a-hole! He pretends not to understand the bear is suffering.
He would never dare to do this to an adult bear. He\'s a greedy, coward, bully.


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Trish
10 Days ago

This man is obviously just pure EVIL with no morals or humanity. Someone needs to put HIM in a cage!!!


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JREESE
10 Days ago

Is something being done about this! Immediately!


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mimi
10 Days ago

where is that evil man located??? it looks like a black bear from florida??? whom ever filmed this should call
PETA OR THE HUMANE SOCIETY ANYONE DEFENDER OF ANIMAL NEED TO GO RIGHT NOW.
THIS IS ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE FOR THIS CUB TO CRY AND FIGHT TO GET FREE.
AND THE IDIOT IS LAUGHING.... POOR BABY


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NANCY
10 Days ago

WHAT A F*CKING SCUMBAG THIS MAN IS. I HOPE HE LOSES HIS HEAD FROM ONE OF THESE ANIMALS.


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