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Free the bears makes it's 60th rescue!

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The months of June and July have been busy for Action for the Wild’s supported Free the Bears’ sanctuary in Laos, with 5 rescues taking place in a month’s period. On June the 26th, a tiny moon bear was rescued with serious health concerns. See the video of her rescue here.

The 60th rescue in Laos took place on July the 18th. This 4 year old male, called Bobby, seems delighted to be around other bears for the first time since being orphaned. Check out the video of his rescue here.

Finally on July the 24th, another 3 young moon bears (Laos Rescues #61-63, all 2.5 years old) were rescued from a small wooden shed behind a furniture factory in Xayaboury province, Laos and arrived safely at the Free the Bears Sancutary. 

Find out more about this project and how Action for the Wild supports its fantastic and vital work here. 

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