The Chinese press reported in a special story of a mother bear who saved her cub from a life of torture strangling him and then committed suicide.
The bears were bred on a farm located in a remote area in Northwest China. There are they ordeñaban daily their bile vesicles for bear bile, It is used as a remedy in traditional Chinese medicine (MTC).
It was reported that the bears are kept in tiny cages known as crush cages, where they do not have any room for manoeuvre and they are literally crushed.
The bile is obtained through a permanent hole or fistula in the abdomen and gallbladder of bears.
As the hole is not never closes, the animals are exposed to diseases such as tumors and infections, cancer and death from peritonitis.
The bears are equipped with an iron vest, that often trying suicide by hitting his stomach, they are unable to withstand the pain.
A person who was on the farm, instead of a friend he was witness to the proceedings and told Reminbao.com that they were inhuman.
The witness also stated that the osa broke the cage when she heard her puppy screaming in fear as a worker find her stomach for milking it.
Workers fled terrified when they saw the bear running towards the cage of cub.
Unable to unlock the puppy from its bondage, embraced it to end up drowning.
He dropped to the puppy and I corrío to hitting head against a wall, causing death.
Many doctors of TCM have denounced the use of bear bile in its treatment, herbs and cheaper synthetic products already exist and can be used instead.
Bear bile is traditionally used to dissipate the heat from the body, as well as deal with high fever, diseases of the liver and eye conditions.