Chinese bear commits suicide, denies owners more of her delicious bile

It speaks for itself:

Facing medical torture, Chinese bear reportedly kills cub, then self
Stephen C. Webster | Raw Story

. . In Chinese traditional medicine, a bear’s bile, extracted from the gallbladder, is thought to have healing powers. “Bear farmers” keep the animals in tiny cages where they are literally crushed as they grow larger and larger. Meanwhile, a small hole is cut in their abdomens, permanently, where bile can be drained from the gallbladder . .

In this case, a mother bear reportedly broke free after hearing her cub’s cry, causing “farmers” to run away in fear. She then ran to the cub’s side and immediately smothered it, then ran headlong into a wall and killed herself instantly.

Who could blame her?

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