Bears in Ukraine – level 2

11-12-2017 15:00

There are around 200 bears in the wild in Ukraine, and around 200 bears live in captivity. They often live in terrible conditions. Bears in Ukraine are often also trapped.

The bears in captivity live at hunting stations, restaurants, hotels, mobile zoos, circuses, or are used to train hunting dogs.

An international animal charity saved one bear that spent 9 months in a cage. There is also a sanctuary which helps the bears. People sometimes contact the sanctuary when they see a bear which needs help.

Difficult words: captivity (not free), trap (catch), sanctuary (a safe place).

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