Bear Baiting in Islamabad Suburb

The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA), the world’s largest federation of animal welfare societies, has detected bear baiting activity in Islamabad. Unlike the large-scale bear-baiting events organised illegally in rural Pakistan, this event involved only one bear at the Islamabad bus stand. The young Asiatic black bear, tethered by a rope through […]

Confiscation of ‘fighting bear’ in Pakistan

!http://static.flickr.com/31/67510038_f7e02c843e_m.jpg! Wildlife officials staged a daring raid on an illegal bear baiting event at (Mela Saeidi mosaani vilage NAWAN KOT taluqa MEHAR disst DADU) last weekend (8th November 2005), during the Eid religious festival. This followed a tip-off to the authorities from WSPA investigators. Although a number of bear owners managed to flee with their […]

Bear relocated to sanctuary in Kund

!http://static.flickr.com/33/51321338_68e6e5a8d4_m.jpg! The bear has been re-located to WSPA’s bear sanctuary in Kund, NWFP. He has been named Lucky. Other bears are not so lucky. Bear baiting continues unpunished in Pakistan. For information on this cruel blood sport and how you can help bring an end to it, visit WSPA’s website !http://static.flickr.com/30/51336010_cdf2cc85d3.jpg?v=0! After arrival at the […]