Animal welfare activists hope the death of a British man this week will inspire Thailand to take action on elephant rides, tiger parks and primate shows The death of a British tourist who was trampled by an elephant in Thailand this week has reenergised campaigns to objective widespread abusive practices in the countrys animal tourism […]
Bangkok( CNN) Authorities armed with tranquilizer handguns are still are seeking to capture dozens of tigers at a controversial Buddhist temple in Thailand after temple personnel allegedly set some free to delay the process. “Yesterday was mayhem, ” Wildlife Conservation Office( WCO) director Teunjai Noochdumrong told CNN Tuesday.
Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand( CNN) The Buddhist temple accused of abusing dozens of tigers seized by wildlife authorities in Thailandhas denied accusations that it mistreated or traded the animals on the black market. In an exclusive interview with CNN, the temple’s abbot, Luang Ta Chan, was of the view that he felt “sick” when the tigers […]
Full funeral rites from the monks of Bangkoks Wat Krathum Suea Pla temple used to be for humans only until a new and lucrative market emerged Fou Fou always liked the good things in life. The pomeranian puppy had” a heart of gold” and a taste for expensive grilled pork. Varunthip Manthin loved the tiny […]
Peter Dahlin spent 23 days in a black prison in Beijing, where he says he was deprived of sleep and questioned with a communication improvement machine. Here he tells the story of his incarceration and expulsion from the Peoples Republic Some nights Peter Dahlin says he tucks a big-ass knife under his bed in case […]
Bangkok, Thailand( CNN) Federal officials in Thailand plan to file a criminal complaint against the controversial “Tiger Temple” after 40 dead tiger cubs were found in a freezer at the Buddhist temple, the deputy chief of the country’s parks and wildlife department said Thursday. Adisorn Noochdumrong, deputy director general of the Department of National Parks, […]