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LOVE WITH NO BOUNDARIES —— 6th The Temple House Session in Collaboration with Animals Asia Foundation China Bear Rescue Center
(Chengdu,19th Sept, 2017) –The Temple House is
proud to launch the 6th The Temple House Session, in collaboration with the Animals
Asia Foundation China Bear Rescue Center. Dr. Jill Robinson and her
professional team explained their daily work to us and elaborated the importance
of their work. After a series of activities, including site inspection in China
Bear Rescue Center as well as the moving talking session in the afternoon at
Bitiege, more and more persons start to realise the meaning of their insistence
and repaid by the society.
On 9am, 6th Sept,
more than 20 media and The Temple House guests left for the China Bear Rescue
Center. In the afternoon back to Bitiege, Dr. Jill Robinson shared her story
about the Animals Asia’s Foundation with all the media and The Temple House guests,
as well as the reason for bear protection. This event not only generates people’s
funds and love for moon bears, but also raises the awareness of animal
protection. With the strong media publicity, it is hopefully a huge influence
in the society for bear protection.
The Asiatic Black Bear (Ursus Selenarctos) is most impacted by the
demand for bile acid - ursodeoxycholic acid (UDCA). This species of bear
is more commonly known as the Moon Bear due to the beautiful yellow crescent on
its’ chest. They are listed under the Convention on International Trade in
Endangered Species (CITES) in Appendix I, the most critical category of
endangerment. These bears are both trapped in the wild & bred in captivity
for exploitation on the farms.
The China Bear Rescue Center came in to being following the
signing of an unprecedented agreement with the Chinese authorities in July 2000
to free 500 farmed Moon Bears. The sanctuary was established north of Chengdu.
The China Bear Rescue Center is an inspiring and exciting facility that gives the bears everything
they were denied on the farms: health, freedom & happiness. These happy
& healthy bears have tasty food, the pleasure of roaming in lush natural
foliage or swimming in cool water and the freedom of choosing whether to wander
off alone, or to be "on view" to admirers.
For more media queries, please contact:
Ms. Grace Chuang
Director of Communications
The Temple House
Tel: +86 28 6297 4048
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