#FreeArturo: 200,000 sign petition to move ‘depressed’ polar bear to Canada
More than 200,000 people have signed an online petition calling for a polar bear living in ‘deplorable’ conditions in an Argentinian zoo to be moved.
Supporters of the online appeal want to transfer Arturo, who has been dubbed the ‘world’s saddest animal’, to Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg, Canada.
By Mark Molloy
They still need 431,654 more signatures.
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