Put an end to Tiger Selfies!

The Wise Explorer

Good day explorers, today I am making a post a little different, a post to discourage future travelers to take photos next to tigers.

Since 2005, the organization Care for the Wild International opened an investigation against the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, where Tigers were alleged to be sedated, physically abused, chained to the floor and woken up with water splashes to the face and forced into their pose to be photo-ready. It also was suspected to be related to Tiger trafficking, including whole adult tigers, tiger cubs, and parts like teeth, claws, and fur.

This Temple(*) opened its doors in order to save Tigers from poachers and traffickers, creating a save place for them to be rehabilitated and then released to their habitat. On the legal record, the Temple said it had 17 tigers, but in 2016 the number was found to be over 110. Breeding in captivity is mainly…

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