"BEAR WITH ME" India Warnings Or Dangers Tip by BerniShand

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by BerniShand

We were sitting on our coach while our driver made the required contribution the the police benevolent fund when there appeared a man with a bear.
It was the saddest looking bear I have ever seen, it had a ring through its nose, its fur was patchy and bedraggled and there was a cut on its head. Our guide explained that it was a `dancing` bear, and we would be expected to pay if we wanted to photograph it. None of our party was prepared to encourage this so we stayed on the coach and ignored the man with the bear, and we all wished we could have helped it more

If you see a bear like this PLEASE do not take photos or pay money to its keeper, if no one did there would be no point in people keeping bears so cruelly and the practise would die out

there are plenty of animals to see in India without encouraging a cruel practise like this

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  • Updated Nov 27, 2003
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