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Arturo the Polar Bear - 'World's Saddest Animal' Alone in Zoo in Scorching Desert Zoo - Mirror Online


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Christeen
- 16 days ago - mirror.co.uk
We must continue our fight to get this poor guy rescued.



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Birgit W. (140)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:21 am
Poor Arturo. Thank you Christeen.


 

Ben Oscarsito (355)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:34 am
How very depressing...
 

daryl bishop (252)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:36 am
their pride? how much pride will they have if this poor creature dies because of them. sometimes i think that death would be preferable to a suffering life like this.
 

iveta cer (71)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 9:48 am
How sad :( - poor Arturo :((
 

Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:03 am
noted, thanks
 

Catrin K. (147)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:09 am
So sad .
 

Demy Lohan (45)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:50 am
thanks christeen, the video was very upsetting! the conditions for captivated animals should get better, the conditions are horrible for captivated animals, way to many times. Unfortunately this is a great example..
 

Richard S. (190)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 4:49 pm
He is on death's doorstep. It's horrible. Please sign the petition (which is not a photo of him) even though it's unlikely to help him. At least it makes a statement. We wrote something very strong in our comment to the petition..:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/815/615/329/free-arturo-argentinas-only-polar-bear-from-living-hell/.
 

Rosa Caldwell (217)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 6:51 pm
Poor Arturo
 

Joan M. (1091)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 10:49 pm
Lets get this Bear out of there now. Thanks Christeen
 

Bill and Katie Dresbach (79)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 10:58 pm
Thank You Christeen
 

Inge Bjorkman (131)
Sunday July 13, 2014, 11:31 pm
Signed.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/815/615/329/free-arturo-argentinas-only-polar-bear-from-living-hell/.

Love
 

Leslene Dunn (71)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:03 am
Noted and signed - this is just blatantly shocking that no one has gone in to rescue this bear yet. How long must he endure this horrendous suffering, this is like the Sunder story - I don't feel that petitions are helping in any way - physical action is what is needed on this one.
 

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:23 am
A polar bear has no business living in a desert.
 

jess b (22)
Monday July 14, 2014, 2:35 am
“There is no way for him to escape the heat. He looks so sad. He looks in pain.

"You can imagine a polar bear in the desert with a swimming pool 50cm deep.

“It’s difficult to watch this poor animal suffering and in pain.

"It seems to me that the Mendoza authorities are putting their pride ahead of Arturo’s well-being.

“They may not want to lose an attraction that brings revenue to the zoo.”

Rob Laidlaw, of Zoocheck Canada, said: “Arturo is in distress. They say there’s a risk if he is moved. But the risk is worth it.

"Arturo is walking dead right now.”

There was no one available for comment at Mendoza Zoo.

Thank you for posting. Why is this allowed? Pride?
He is in distress, sufferring. It's animal abuse! No pride in that!
 

Sylvie A. (132)
Monday July 14, 2014, 2:52 am
Notée et partagée, merci.
 

Nils Anders Lunde (531)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:31 am
Noted :-(
 

Tanya W. (45)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:09 am
Sadly noted! Let's save this poor man! Death would be a blessing instead of this hell!!!
 

Tanya W. (45)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:16 am
Petition now signed. Thanks Richard. Please everyone sign.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Monday July 14, 2014, 5:59 am
I have never seen a bear this sad...
 

Mary Cromley (71)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:27 am
Signed the petition. I sign every petition that I can find for Arturo. My heart is breaking for him. In this article, the Zoo officials state that Arturo would not survive the two day trip to Canada. Well, I think that it would be better for him if he did die under anesthesia than to continue this living hell that his life.
 

Tina Knight (31)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:54 am
This made me cry. Its not necessary, please move Arthur, god love him. xxx
 

Ruth S. (314)
Monday July 14, 2014, 6:57 am
Free Arturo!
 

Ingrid A. (530)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:29 am
So sad. Move him now. http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/please-allow-arturo-to-have-a-better-life-in-the-assiniboine-park-zoo-in-canada
 

Maria Teresa Schollhorn (39)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:40 am
So sad. Thank you Christeen.
 

Elaine Al Meqdad (222)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:54 am
NOTED MY DEAR FRIEND...I JUST WATCHED A DOCUMENTARY THAT STATES THAT THE VAST MAJORITY OF BIG GAME ANIMALS IN ZOOS AS WELL AS USED IN WATER SHOWS (THINK TILIKUM AND ALL OTHERS ARE SUFFERING SEVER DEPRESSION AND ARE MAJOR DOSES OF ANTI DEPRESSANTS! THIS IDEOLOGY THAT ONE CAN TAKE AN ANIMAL OUT OF THEIR HABITAT AND AWAY FROM THEIR PACK, POD OR HEARD IS INSANE TO THINK THIS DOES NOT GREATLY DISTRESS THEM. WE HAVE TO GET ZOOS, CIRCUSES AND WATER PARKS VENUES CLOSED DOWN ONCE AND FOR ALL! FOR THE COST OF THE OUTLANDISH TICKETS OFFERED, PEOPLE COULD WELL EASILY RENT A TOUR GUIDE AND GO OUT INTO THESES ANIMALS NATURAL HABITAT AND SEE THEM IN SUCH , EXPERIENCING THE TRUE BEAUTY OF THESE ANIMALS HAPPY AND TOGETHER.
 

Valerie B. (67)
Monday July 14, 2014, 8:21 am
Heartbroken for Arturo. I cannot believe they use the excuse that he would not survive the trip. As if they really care about his needs. Death during liberation would be terrible, but better than suffering who knows how much longer in that horrible place. Petitions signed for poor Arturo. Thank you
 

Carla van der Meer (504)
Monday July 14, 2014, 9:15 am
This poor bear in so depressed. I have never seen one looking so bad. They simply must remove him to a better environment. No one should have to live like that. Even prisoners have rights regarding their care and this bear is neglected.
 

Simona L. (35)
Monday July 14, 2014, 11:22 am
I CANT BELIVE THIS WHY THEY DONT FREE HIM WHY LOK AT HIS EYES MY HEART IS BREAKING, WHY WE MUST TO SIGNED THE PETICION IF THEY SUFERING HOW LONG ELSE
 

Malgorzata Zmuda (177)
Monday July 14, 2014, 12:36 pm
strasznie przykre
 

Dave C. (213)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:45 pm
another case of humanity's inhumanity......
 

Dave C. (213)
Monday July 14, 2014, 1:47 pm
if he's too "old and sick" to move, then he is definitely at the point where the 2 day move should be seen as the correct thing to do to give him some chance at living his time as a polar bear....not a dessert bear.....
 

gabriele jefferson (147)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:10 pm
noted shared on fb, twitter, g+, thx.
 

Victoria Oakey (103)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:35 pm
So sad to see his immense suffering, he must be saved quickly.
 

Danielle M. (38)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:46 pm
LINK/PETITION: www.thepetitionsite.com/815/615/329/free-arturo-argentinas-only-polar-bear-from-living-hell/ Thank all of you who left his petition link!! Thank you Christeen for bringing this to much needed attention! SIGNED, SHARED AND NOTED! Poor thing.
 

Danielle M. (38)
Monday July 14, 2014, 3:52 pm
CHANGE. ORG PETITION SIGN TO SEND HIM TO ZOO in CANADA FOR A BETTER LIFE!!! PLEASE SIGN THIS SECOND LINK TOO! Thank you Ingrid A. For posting it above as well!

http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/please-allow-arturo-to-have-a-better-life-in-the-assiniboine-park-zoo-in-canada
 

Suheyla C. (229)
Monday July 14, 2014, 4:51 pm
http://www.change.org/en-CA/petitions/please-allow-arturo-to-have-a-better-life-in-the-assiniboine-park-zoo-in-canada
signed Thank you Daniella
with 48,977 supporters
1,023 NEEDED
www.thepetitionsite.com/815/615/329/free-arturo-argentinas-only-polar-bear-from-living-hell/
Ms. Suheyla Caliskan, TurkeyJul 14, 16:48 # 999
 

Gabriela Baldaia (92)
Monday July 14, 2014, 5:32 pm
Thank you to everyone who shared links ... petitions just don't seem enough to show Mr. Perez our outrage about Arturo's situation ..
 

Eternal Gardener (703)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:05 pm
N&S
KARMA!
 

SJ J. (116)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:50 pm
I hope we can help him asap.
 

boyd hore (29)
Monday July 14, 2014, 7:57 pm
I FEEL VERY UPSET FOR THIS POOR BEAR , PLEASE SAVE HIM WHILE THERE IS STILL TIME .
 

Sandy G. (5)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 7:02 pm
Are these comments being sent to Argentina? Why the hell do they keep that poor creature in such hellish conditions? Are they too broke to create a cold pool for him? What a barbaric, backward country.
 

Elisa F. (233)
Tuesday July 15, 2014, 7:45 pm
N&S. Thanks, Christeen.
 
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