Video of bear-baiting goes viral amid calls for protecting Pakistan’s wildlife

Following the viral spread of a video of bear-baiting, an outlawed sport for entertainment, animal rights activists have urged the authorities to act against animal abuse. In a video, a big black bear is tied from its nose to a pole with its nails already trimmed. Several hundred spectators watch the bloody battle between two fighting dogs and a helpless animal.

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The bear-baiting incident occurred at a farmhouse in the Peerwala area of Multan. Organizers paid bribes to officials of the Punjab Wildlife Department, according to the animal rights group.

Source: Daily Pakistan