The mall posted on Chinese social media that it would "await Pizza's return" (Image credit: GETTY IMAGES)

'Saddest polar bear' moved temporarily from Chinese mall

The "world's saddest polar bear" has been moved from a Chinese shopping mall and sent back to the ocean park where he was born.
The move is only temporary, however, with the Grandview Aquarium in Guangzhou saying that he would be returned following renovation works.
The mall posted on Chinese social media that it would "await Pizza's return".
Almost a million people have signed a petition to close the aquarium in Guangzhou where Pizza is kept.
Peter Li, China policy specialist at Humane Society International, said in a statement that Pizza, who lives indoors at the mall in a small enclosure, would at last "feel the sun on his fur, sniff fresh air and see the sky above him".
"But we implore the mall to make this a permanent move. No amount of renovation could ever make a shopping mall a suitable place for this animal, and to send him back would be cruel and heartless."
Mr Li said the mall's decision to move Pizza might be...Read more...

Source: bbc.com