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News - July 2014

Update on four bear cubs rescued from poachers in 2010

15th July 2014

In the spring of 2010, four sloth bear cubs were rescued from poachers, just as they were about to be smuggled out of India. The bears had all been taken away from their mothers and sold to a Kalandar, to lead the lives of dancing bears.The bear cubs were all around 3 months old and very... read more »

IAR congratulates the CFDA for waiving mandatory animal testing for cosmetics

8th July 2014

As part of the Asia for Animals Coalition (AFA), International Animal Rescue has put its name to a letter congratulating the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) for waiving mandatory animal testing for non-specialist, domestically-produced cosmetics. For the first time, Chinese cosmetics... read more »

IAR's rehabilitation centre in Borneo takes in two more orangutans, bringing the total rescued to 100

2nd July 2014

In June IAR’s Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre in Ketapang saw the arrival of two new orangutans, Obi and Muria. This brought the number of orangutans rescued by the IAR team since 2009 to a total of 100.Far from being a cause for celebration, this rising figure illustrates the desperate plight of... read more »

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