Asian bears are kept in "crush cages" and their stomachs are cut open with needles inserted into their gall bladders to extract bile.Asian "cultures" believe that the bile cures common ailments such as heartburn,eye troubles etc.
Vivisection encompasses all forms of dissection on animals, dead or alive. It also includes animal testing/experimentation. However, 'animal testing' and 'vivisection' are terminologies that imply different methods, hence they are usually differentiated.
Sentenced to death at the world’s saddest zoo: Dozens of animals have died of thirst or hunger at Khan Younis zoo in the impoverished Gaza Strip. The zoo owner blames the region's conflict with Israel saying staff couldn't get to feed or care for them.