Thailand’s infamous tiger temple fights to keep big cats

Spotlight: Thailand's Tiger TempleBy Jutarat Skulpichetrat BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple, dogged for years by talk that it supplies the black market and mistreats its animals, is fighting to keep the big cats after wildlife authorities rejected a bid to extend a zoo license that expired in 2013. The Buddhist temple, home to more than 100 tigers, has been investigated for suspected links to wildlife trafficking and wildlife activists have accused it of illegal breeding of the animals. Thai wildlife authorities have sent ten of the temple's tigers to a wildlife sanctuary.

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February 26, 2016 12:11 pm

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