Alone in a concrete prison: meet Morelia Zoo’s polar bear

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“Yupi is a female polar bear who was brought to the Morelia Zoo in Mexico in 1992 when she was only 3 months old. She came from Alaska as an orphaned cub. Upon arrival at the Mexican zoo Yupi was placed in an old grizzly bear pen. This is the pen in which she still lives today… she’s is now 20 years old.”

Captive Animal Misery in European Zoos

Your gift will help us stop zoo animal suffering, to donate visithttp://www.bornfree.org.uk/zooappeal/ .

The animals in this video were observed at zoos in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland and Romania as part of The EU Zoo Inquiry 2011, an extensive investigation conducted by the Born Free Foundation, in association with the European coalition ENDCAP, involving 200 zoos in 21 EU countries. It’s clear that the poor conditions witnessed during this investigation have taken their toll on the animals. See http://www.euzooinquiry.eu

Exposé of Noahs Ark Zoo, near Bristol, U.K.

Exposé of Noahs Ark Zoo, near Bristol, breeding tigers and camels for the owner of the Great British Circus, and the mutilation and burial of one of the tigers.

This was the lead story on the BBC1 programme Inside Out this week, 19th October 2009.

Please help save Romanian zoo lions. URGENT

The Yorkshire Wildlife Park have launched a campiagn to rescue 14 Lions from Oradea Zoo in Romania.
They need to rasie £150,000 to relocate these magnificent animals from Romania to Doncaster and then house them in a purpose built 7 Acre Reserve.

Please visit www.Justgiving.com/LionRescue

 to make a donation.

More:

14 lions in Romanian zoo face death: Report

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/NEWS/Environment/Flora-Fauna/14-lions-in-Romanian-zoo-face-death-Report/articleshow/4951082.cms

Save the lions

http://www.newsoftheworld.co.uk/news/477986/Lions-face-death-at-Romanian-zoo.html

 

Slideshow Oradea Zoo ( 134 pictures- 2007)

http://www.flickr.com/photos/oradeanul/sets/72157600014520715/show/

 

LionRescue.co.uk

http://www.lionrescue.co.uk/New_Home_Landing_Page.html

 

Yorkshire Wildlife Park

http://www.yorkshirewildlifepark.co.uk/

Sad Story of Billy the Elephant confined in the Los Angeles Zoo

Spain’s Queen Sofia Trying To Cheer Up Depressed Elephant

MADRID — Susi, the only elephant at the Barcelona zoo, lives in a small pen, has lost her best friend, and is said to be depressed. But now someone has come to her aid _ not a fairy godmother or even a princess, but a queen.

Spain’s Queen Sofia is asking Barcelona City Hall to move Susi, 36, to a larger space, perhaps at a safari-style park.

More:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2009/05/13/spains-queen-sofia-trying_n_203078.html