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Last Indian dancing bear set free


Animal rights campaigners are celebrating the end of a seven-year campaign to see all of India's dancing bears set free.

Former keepers have been rehabilitated into other jobs so that they no longer use the animals to earn an income.

Claudia Sermbezis went to Bangalore to watch the release of the last bear.


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