Tragic photos show plight of lonely polar bear as it struggles to cope with 40C heat in Argentine zoo-Is this the world’s saddest animal?


Oh poor little bear! My heart hurts for him.

From the article:

This is Arturo, a polar bear living in South America who has been called the ‘world’s saddest animal’.

He sits in a concrete enclosure at Mendoza Zoo in Argentina in temperatures of up to 40C (104F) and is said to have been depressed since his long-term friend Pelusa died two years ago.

It is claimed the 29-year-old’s lonely life is causing him to display abnormal behaviour, including tilting his head and showing his teeth while pacing back and forth and rocking from side to side.

Arturo – Spanish for Arthur – has been at the zoo for two decades, and has had no contact with his own kind since Pelusa died. Now, campaigners are worried that he is suffering mental health issues.

US singer Cher, 68, said on Twitter: ‘Don’t cry for him, Argentina? No tears of Mrs. Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner for tortured polar bear Arturo. Your hands are stained with his blood when he dies.’

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This poor little dude has been in captivity almost his whole life, and his only friend is dead. I think a zoo transfer with better facilities would be in Arturo’s best interests – he could reintegrate with his own find, and hopefully some of his issues will disappear. Best wishes, Arturo!

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