In addition to bear bile farming and bear baiting, bear dancing is another equally harmful practice in some regions in Asia.
Bear dancing is a practice in which wild bears are captured, rendered defenseless and forced to perform for crowds against their will. What seems like a harmless show to outside observers is actually an extremely cruel exercise.
It was a custom in countries like India, Greece, Turkey, and Pakistan but today only bear owners in Pakistan and India still practice it.
Though the bear might appear to enjoy the experience, the training and indoctrination the animal