Chinese tourist kills an endangered bear with a machine gun ‘out of curiosity’ in Myanmar

 

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
  • Shocking video shows a Chinese man shooting a caged bear dead with a gun
  • The man said he was travelling in Myanmar and he had been permitted to kill 
  • The animal has been identified as Asiatic black bear, an endangered species
  • They are commonly and illegally traded for their body parts throughout Asia 

A Chinese man who killed a caged and endangered black bear with a machine gun claimed that he did it out of curiosity during a sightseeing tour in Myanmar.

The man said he shot the bear dead after having gained permission from the government in Myanmar’s Wa State, which borders China, according to Beijing News.

The man, whose name has not been revealed, also claimed his weapon had been provided by the local government.

An expert has identified the bear in the video to be an Asiatic black bear, an endangered animal species.

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A Chinese man has been caught on camera shooting a caged black bear dead with a machine gun
The shocking video has been widely shared by Chinese web users and sparked an outcry

A Chinese man has been caught on camera shooting a caged black bear dead with a machine gun. The shocking video has been widely shared by Chinese web users and sparked an outcry

The man claimed that he was travelling in Wa State in Myanmar as a tourist at the time
He saw that the local officials were about to execute the bear, so he asked them if he could shoot it
The man claimed that he was travelling in Wa State in Myanmar as a tourist at the time. He saw that the local government were about to execute the bear, so he asked them if he could shoot itA Chinese man who killed a caged and endangered black bear with a machine gun claimed that he did it out of curiosity during a sightseeing tour in Myanmar.The man said he shot the bear dead after having gained permission from the government in Myanmar’s Wa State, which borders China, according to Beijing News.The man, whose name has not been revealed, also claimed his weapon had been provided by the local government.An expert has identified the bear in the video to be an Asiatic black bear, an endangered animal species.

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A Chinese man has been caught on camera shooting a caged black bear dead with a machine gun +9
The shocking video has been widely shared by Chinese web users and sparked an outcry +9
A Chinese man has been caught on camera shooting a caged black bear dead with a machine gun. The shocking video has been widely shared by Chinese web users and sparked an outcry

The man claimed that he was travelling in Wa State in Myanmar as a tourist at the time +9
He saw that the local officials were about to execute the bear, so he asked them if he could shoot it +9
The man claimed that he was travelling in Wa State in Myanmar as a tourist at the time. He saw that the local government were about to execute the bear, so he asked them if he could shoot it

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