Too much gold in tigers for monks to stay out of the business KANCHANABURI, Thailand––The notorious “Tiger Temple” in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, nominally closed when wildlife authorities impounded 147 tigers in May 2016, has reportedly been reincarnated as the soon-to-open Golden Tiger Zoo, with 24 tigers acquired from the Mali Salika Tiger Zoo in Nakhon Nayok, just […]
Has the Tiger Temple run out of lives?
Tigers impounded, abbot on the run, but tourist trap has survived raids before KANCHANABURI, Thailand––Thai authorities, assisted by personnel from the Wildlife Friends Foundation of Thailand, on May 30, 2016 began impounding the 137 tigers kept by erstwhile Buddhist monks at the internationally notorious Tiger Temple. The monks-turned-tiger-keepers initially turned the impoundment team away, as […]
Is Thai “Tiger Temple” trafficking?
Exposed by Australian charity & National Geographic BANGKOK, Thailand––More than 15 years of allegations that the renowned Tiger Temple is engaged in breeding and trafficking tigers for body parts gained weight with the January 21, 2016 release of a detailed investigative report and collection of documents from the Australian wildlife charity Cee4Life, founded by […]