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This story about the rescue of 5 bear cubs in India was reported on URSA FREEDOM PROJECT. "Poachers in India usually kill the female bear and then sell her cubs. The paws of these baby bears are severed and used in bear paw soup, while other parts are being used for old traditional Chinese medicine, including aphrodisiacs." READ MORE
"Ask not what an animal can do for you; ask what you can do for an animal." Jasper
"The animals of the world exist for their own reasons. They were not made for humans any more than black people were made for white, or women created for men." ~Alice Walker
The source of the quote is Walker's preface to Marjorie Spiegel's 1988 book, "The Dreaded Comparison" . Her next sentence was, "This is the gist of Ms. Spiegel's cogent, humane and astute argument, and it is sound."