Six Asian black bears have been rescued from a farm in Buôn Ma Thuột City in the central highlands Đắk Lắk Province after a 10-year captivity.
The illegal market for bears and bear parts is still strong in Việt Nam despite the introduction of legislation to ban their sale in 2006.
The fight against the illegal wildlife trade is a global issue, requiring a comprehensive collaborative mechanism and strong commitments to concrete action.
Experts from Animals Asia’s Việt Nam Bear Rescue Centre in Tam Đảo National Park successfully rescued four Asian black bears from two farms in the province.
A sun bear (Helarctos malayanus) kept by a family in the northern province of Nam Định was handed over to Việt Nam’s Bear Rescue Centre yesterday.