At the African Village, step into a fascinating world of birds, as you enter the UAE's largest walk-through aviary, and don't forget to catch at a glimpse of the moon bear
when stopping by the Asian Village.
S OUR AT DUDLEY CREATURESenior keeper, Sarah Evans, regularly spends her own money to treat the UK's last remaining moon bear
, with sugarfree jams including mixed fruit and strawberry, peanut butter, apple sauce and honey.
To help support his family, Tam takes a job in the city at a cruel "farm" where bile is extracted from live, rare moon bears
Jill, 54, who was made an MBE in 2005 for services to animal welfare, believes the slow turnaround in the way people see creatures such as the Moon bear
and Malayan Sun bear - both exploited for bile - will eventually lead to bans in the countries where it is "farmed" and bought.
Meanwhile, Steve Leonard is in the rainforest of Laos where vets attempt ground-breaking keyhole brain surgery on an endangered moon bear
The Other Bears" has an educational parade of different bear species illustrated and described on the inner covers, including the spectacled bear, the sloth bear, and the Asian black bear, or moon bear
LIFESAVER Operating on a moon bear
in Cambodia and, left, Animals Asia's Jill Robinson
It features a young boy named Kutaro who is taken by the Moon Bear
King and turned into a puppet.
The plot is a dark fairytale involving an evil tyrant, the Moon Bear
King, who has captured the souls of children and transformed them into marionettes.
The trek lasted five days and while she was in China Penny visited the Moon Bear
THOMPSON, Cats Luna, The Little Moon Bear
Cub New Holland, 2009 unpaged $14.
He will trek along part of the Great Wall of China and visit the Moon Bear
project in Chengdu, a rescue centre run by the Newmarket-based AHT.