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.