Wildlife Authorities Raid Thailand's Controversial "Tiger Temple"

KANCHANABURI, THAILAND - JUNE 01: Thai DNP officers carry a sedated tiger outside its cage at the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua Tiger Temple on June 1, 2016, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. Wildlife authorities in Thailand raided a Buddhist temple in Kanchanaburi province where 137 tigers were kept, following accusations the monks were illegally breeding and trafficking endangered animals. Forty of the 137 tigers were rescued by Tuesday from the country's infamous 'Tiger Temple' despite opposition from the temple authorities.
KANCHANABURI, THAILAND - JUNE 01: Thai DNP officers carry a sedated tiger outside its cage at the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua Tiger Temple on June 1, 2016, in Kanchanaburi province, Thailand. Wildlife authorities in Thailand raided a Buddhist temple in Kanchanaburi province where 137 tigers were kept, following accusations the monks were illegally breeding and trafficking endangered animals. Forty of the 137 tigers were rescued by Tuesday from the country's infamous 'Tiger Temple' despite opposition from the temple authorities.
Wildlife Authorities Raid Thailand's Controversial "Tiger Temple"
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