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Sun bear (Ursus malayanus) cub caught in the wildlife trade; Vinh, Vietnam. Widespread poaching of this vulnerable species is driven by the market for their fur and for their bile, which is used in Chinese medicine. Occasionally, they are captured or bred to be domestic pets.
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