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Another Showdown as Tiger Temple Blocks 1,000 Wildlife Officers

Conflict was brewing once again at the Tiger Temple this morning when it refused to hand over its tigers to wildlife officials.

tiger temple showdownOver 1,000 national park officers arrived at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi province at around 9am on Monday and as of noon were attempting to negotiate the animals’ removal.

Prattana Intawong, a veterinarian with activist group Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand, said her crew has been waiting for the big cats at a veterinary hospital near the temple, known as Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua Yanasampanno.

“The hospital is about 10 minutes from the temple,” she said. “The national parks department is now negotiating. We’re now just waiting for the result and order.”

Calls to temple lawyer Saiyood Pengboonchoo weren’t returned.

Full Story –Khaosod English



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