Maya the dancing bear has been surrendered to the care of the Balkasar Sanctuary. Because of you, Maya is now safe – and taking the first steps towards a new happy and peaceful life in our partner sanctuary.
Since 2005, in partnership with Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni, your support has freed 87 bears from illegal captivity and delivered them to the World Animal Protection funded sanctuary near Zarnesti in central Romania. Now we have approximately 10 more to go.
People often try to tell us it’s impossible to save wild animals from poaching, wildlife entertainment and trade. World Animal Protection's Kate Nustedt shares how she turns that doubt into strength and inspiration.