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A wild black bear lays in a cage in a "bear farm" near Yianji city in northeastern China..A rusty metal instrument is permanently inserted in the bear's belly, extracting its bile juice, a substance prized by the Chinese as a medicine..This farm houses about 30 adult and young bears, all of them locked here for the rest of their lives..There are no more wild bears in the area.

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A wild black bear lays in a cage in a "bear farm" near Yianji city in northeastern China..A rusty metal instrument is permanently inserted in the bear's belly, extracting its bile juice, a substance prized by the Chinese as a medicine..This farm houses about 30 adult and young bears, all of them locked here for the rest of their lives..There are no more wild bears in the area.