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Sad Eyes

By BenCherryPhotos
This was taken in a zoo in Italy, there were two bears they were in good condition. But to me there inclosure was just too small and they were used as circus animals being feed food by the passing tourists. i like the sadness in his eyes like all his wildness has gone and he's become domesticated. Whenever i look at this it makes me sad.

Tags: Bears Captive Zoo Sad Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Portraits and people

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windrider86 11 38
16 Aug 2007 1:13PM
ooohh. after reading your insert it makes me wanna cry. I have a friend who has a rescue place for big cats. It amazes me what these poor creatures have to endure at humans cruel hands

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NevP 12 853 13 Canada
16 Aug 2007 1:21PM
It makes me very sad too Ben. Good shot.
MrsS 11 4.5k 18 England
16 Aug 2007 4:12PM
He does look sad, Ben, doesn't he! Gr8 close crop makes you really concentrate on his eyes!

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KarenFB Plus
12 5.0k 171 England
16 Aug 2007 4:57PM
You've captured it's sad little face brilliantly.
christabella 14 133 1 England
16 Aug 2007 5:54PM
he does look sad, great tight crop
liparig 13 233 United States
16 Aug 2007 6:08PM
great portrait shot
S_Boulding 11 72 England
16 Aug 2007 6:16PM
Aww what a sweety. Bless him though Sad
KathyW 14 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
16 Aug 2007 10:04PM
It makes me sad to look at this too so that makes it a great pic because it has aroused an emotion, albeit sadness.
Well done.
blackbird 11 159 15 United Kingdom
16 Aug 2007 10:17PM
good eye contact together with your description makes this a very moving picture

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