The man who bought the bear as a pet passed away and his son decided to free he
Probably held captive for bile extraction, she is in good shape, except for decayed teeth and feet callouses
There are still around 1,200 bears being caged at bile farms in Vietnam, a report says
Local authorities say they can't intervene since the bears are privately owned.
His father told officers the family did not slaughter and sell wild animal parts as his son advertised on Facebook.
Animals Asia has saved 33 bears from maltreatment at closed bile farms in Quang Ninh Province
They join 132 other bears at Vietnam's largest bear rescue center near Hanoi
Many bears in Quang Ninh have faced starvation after a ban on bile extraction
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