An Asian black bear was no match for an 82-year-old Japanese woman who fought off the attacking animal with her bare hands.
Rumiko Sasaki was weeding her garden with her husband, Kazushi, in Kita Hiroshimacho, Hiroshima Prefecture on July 16 when the bear suddenly approached the elderly couple.
A Chinese woman who brought home a cute “puppy” two years ago, eventually realized that the pet she was raising was actually an endangered black bear.
A woman, identified only by her surname Su, was out of town vacation when she found a young animal on the roadside which she thought was a Tibetan Mastiff puppy, according to China News via MailOnline.
Nyan htoo, a bear rescued by monks in Myanmar, is now recovering after going through a 4-hour operation to remove 3 kilograms (around 7 pounds) of his tongue due to a mysterious illness, according to the veterinarians who operated on him.
Nyan htoo — meaning “bright” — and his brother were both rescued by monks who lived in a monastery in Myanmar. The bear brothers were supposed to be sold illegally in China, according to BBC.
Alarmed Chinese netizens have expressed their concern over an undernourished brown bear from a zoo in China after its photos began making the rounds on local social media platforms.
In the photos, the bear is shown looking so skinny that its bones are showing under its skin. Initially posted on Weibo on June 19, photos of the bear quickly spread across multiple social media platforms, leaving many netizens worried about its well-being.