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- 1647 days ago -
Yupi the polar bear who is on the verge of being saved by Sunday Mirror readers howls in distress as her rescue is postponed - by a gang war outside her zoo.


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Slava R (1311)
Friday September 19, 2014, 5:48 pm
s.n t.y

Past Member (0)
Friday September 19, 2014, 5:58 pm
Noted and Signed.
Thank you Scooby.

Animae C (508)
Friday September 19, 2014, 6:16 pm
Sep 20
# 129

T.Y. Scooby

Lydia S (155)
Friday September 19, 2014, 7:15 pm

Ana MESNER (201)
Friday September 19, 2014, 10:28 pm

Thank you Scooby

Ljiljana Milic (115)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 2:43 am
Signed > #239 & Thank you Scooby

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 3:05 am
S+S-thx Scooby

Inge Bjorkman (202)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 3:11 am


Maria Teresa Schollhorn (42)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 3:13 am
Noted and signed. Thank you.

Angela K (378)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 4:28 am
Signed & shared, thank you Scooby

fly bird (26)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 6:11 am
signed ty

Nicole L (79)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 1:04 pm
Signed and noted.

Ilona V (0)
Saturday September 20, 2014, 2:05 pm
Thanks Scooby. Gladly signed & noted.

we've got 418 signatures, help us get to 3,000 !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
by October 15, !!!!!!!!!!! 2014 !!!!!!!!!!

Fran F (116)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 1:36 am
Fran, you took action on September 21, 2014 ~ Signed and noted. Thank you, Scooby and Silvia!

Roberto Meritoni (3)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 8:51 am
Thank you signed and noted

Shelli S (374)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 9:04 am
How much more can poor Yupi bear? These stupid gang members, cause nothing but pain & heartache.Round up this gang & ship them to a deserted island & let them kill each other, so Yupi can be rescued..NOW!! Thanks Scooby

Tina F (29)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 9:08 am
This is such a shame....A polar bear belong where there is much more cold. It is of course good that the zoo are thinking of Yupi the polar bear , and try to find another home, because of the gang, but the Yupi should never have being brought there in the first place. Thank you for share Scooby

Aaron Bouchard (158)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 9:12 am
signed and noted thanks

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 9:39 am

Terry H (15)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 12:18 pm
Signed, shared and noted

End CrueltyDeb Williams-Shepard (154)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 1:21 pm

Rhonda B (99)
Sunday September 21, 2014, 8:04 pm
Signed & Noted. Thank you.

Sandra Penna (135)
Monday September 22, 2014, 8:09 am

Alison A (244)
Wednesday October 1, 2014, 3:51 pm
Signed and noted, thanks Scooby.

Valerie A (1)
Saturday October 4, 2014, 8:05 am

Ericka C (0)
Friday November 28, 2014, 6:22 pm
Recently there have been some petitions like this circulating with false information from the UK about Yupi and her ongoing Campaign, ignoring all our efforts for the Save Yupi Campaign. Now we are at a crucial time for Yupi, and petitions based on wrong and misleading information can be VERY DAMAGING NOW more than ever.

To all the kind concerned people here, we beg you to not intervene just out of the blue in an animal Campaign that you aren't familiar with, ignoring all the work that we have done for almost 10 years for Yupi, the bear experts and specialist people working for a long time on this Campaign. People unaware of all the work that we have been doing during the last years to release and relocate Yupi (which we can't just openly publicize for security issues), can create MORE DAMAGE THAN GOOD with their good intentions! This is already a very delicate political Campaign in Mexico, and petitions like this with the wrong and misleading information from the UK and also without the endorsement of the Save Yupi Campaign, damage a lot our credibility and relations with the already difficult Michoacan government.

Good willed people that create online petitions, other social media actions or contacting zoo's for our SY Campaign, without getting information about the complexities of this campaign or other campaigns, which in this case has huge amounts of details and expertise, been unaware that it can take many years to achieve any success, and the step to step complex professional process of a huge campaign like this, can really send to hell every little chance Yupi still has.

Please check some info about what we have been doing behind the scenes for Yupi, to learn some of the real facts behind the Yupi Campaign here:
We also invite you to join the SAVE YUPI FB GROUP:

Thank you so much for understanding and for caring so much for Yupi!

Ericka Ceballos,
Save Yupi Campaign
International SAVE YUPI Coalition
President and Founder
CATCA Environmental and Wildlife Society/
Campaigns Against the Cruelty to Animals (Canada and Int)
Animal Conservation and Welfare Foundation (Europe)

Scooby Snacks (95)
Friday November 28, 2014, 11:09 pm
Please could you flag the spammer above, the one with the hidden profile. There is no scam here in the UK to save Yupi. Yorkshire wildlife sanctuary wants to rescue Yupi, and they have already rescued one.

Mirror readers have helped to save bear from sweltering Mexican heat but now she can't leave zoo because of gang warfare.
Yupi the polar bear who is on the verge of being saved by Sunday Mirror readers howls in distress as her rescue is postponed – by a gang war outside her zoo.
Her plight melted your hearts last year when we revealed how she spends 17 hours a day locked in a concrete cell in Mexico where temperatures hit 35ºC.

Readers raised £20,000 to help bring Yupi to a new home in Britain. But now bloody gang violence is raging around the zoo in Morelia – and animal welfare experts due to fly out to finalise plans to get Yupi to the UK in March have had to scrap their trip for safety reasons.

Cheryl Williams, of Yorkshire Wildlife Park, said: “We’ve held off because there’s a great deal of unrest in terms of violence and crime.
“There’s been a lot of upset. It’s very disappointing because we can’t wait to bring Yupi here where she will have a much better life.” Yupi’s rescue became more urgent last month after she escaped for three hours before being darted and returned to her pen.

Cheryl said the bear’s freedom bid underlined the need to rescue her as soon as possible. “We hoped that might hurry things up,” she admitted. “But this is just another setback. It’s so sad.”

Meanwhile 10 acres of hills, lakes and Arctic flora are waiting for Yupi at the park near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

The northern climate will be a relief for the bear who has spent 21 of her 22 years as the star attraction at the sweltering zoo with just a warm chlorine filled pool to swim in.

She ended up there as a cub after hunters shot her mother in their Arctic homeland.

Her new home will allow her to swim and forage alongside other bears staff hope to rescue from around the world.

I have read that there is a CATCA scam from Nigeria and Mexico asking for money. This person above says they are working in secret but has provided links and a hidden profile.


Ericka C (0)
Saturday November 29, 2014, 4:39 pm
There is no scam at all, and Cheryl is right, but there is more to that too. This Campaign is too political and complex and that is why it has taken the SAVE TUPI INTERNATIONAL Coalition to have anything done there as the zoo directors have not been willing to cooperate at all for almost a decade. But what the newspapers said is not correct as there are no gang violence outside the zoo as it was stated. Yes, there is a narco-mafia problems in all over Mexico,m but no like it was described on the newspaper. Yes, we are in contact with the YWP, and we collaborate with them in this Campaign. We would like her to go to the UK or Canada, but this is a complex issue that takes years of internal lobbying, which our colleagues have been doing in Mexico. FYI I am not hidden profile as I am the Coordinator of the SAVE YUPI CAMPAIGN (just check the links and you will see) and I even wrote my name on it. So don't you call me spammer or that I committed a scam. How dear you. There was a DIMITRI person that is wanted by Interpol, that trashed all our CEE4LIFE and CATCA joint efforts to relocate the Benue Zoo surviving animals, and claims to have an NGO, but just causes problems and takes money from reliable NGO's. Learn your facts before attacking an NGO that has existed for almost 27 years. We DO NOT WORK IN SECRET but we can't advertise publicly all the internal lobbying that we do, as that also put at risks our colleagues lives..

Scooby Snacks (95)
Saturday November 29, 2014, 4:44 pm
You are a spammer and you are working so secretly, of course, and your profile that does not exist,
There is nothing dodgy or scamful about Yorkshire Animal sanctuary who want to give Yupi a better life. Please stop damaging an amazing cause and go away and work secretly with your fake, hidden profile.

Ericka C (0)
Saturday November 29, 2014, 5:11 pm
Yes, the newspaper The Daily Mirror alone has raised the funds to create the YWP Polar Bear Park, which is really a fantastic labor, but raising funds is not enough to just take Yupi j there by miracle and good will., specially when the zoo doesn't want to let her go. We would love for her to go to the YWP or to Canada too! That is our mission. Lots of work has to be done in Mexico to try to get her out in Mexico. We are doing that work for almost 10 years.

You believe whatever you want. Just learn your facts before attacking an NGO and all the hard working people doing all the volunteer work.

Scooby Snacks (95)
Saturday November 29, 2014, 5:31 pm
Sorry, I am not listening to a spammer.
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