Smudge the rescue bear appears to be thriving
In China, more than 10,000 bears are kept in captivity. Animals Asia are devoted to improving the welfare of these animals, and are currently converting a bear bile farm in Nanning into a sanctuary. Smudge is a four-month-old cub who is the first bear to enjoy an enrichment program, leaving staff confident she will enjoy a bright future. She now enjoys a range of comforts like a paddling pool, teddy bear, and climbing frame.