Chinese Zoo Denies Allegations: "It's a Real Bear, Not a Man"

In recent days, photos and videos of the Hangzhou Zoo’s sun bear have gone viral in China for displaying suspiciously human-like qualities In many clips, the bear stands up and walk around on its hind legs, waving hello to visitors.


Some accused the zoo of using a dog impostor (which has happened in China in 2013), others went as far as claim the bear was actually a human wearing a suit.

The zoo issued a statement denying the accusations and stating the animal is a real Malaysian Sun Bear, the smallest of all bears.

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