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Western Tourists Fuelling Demand for 'Abhorrent' Dog Meat Trade in Southeast Asia, Activists Say
Offbeat  (tags: soi dog, foundation, vietnam, dog meat, western, tourists )

Scooby
- 215 days ago - independent.co.uk
Western tourists are funding âEURoeabhorrent cruelty" in the dog meat trade that sees family pets stolen, skinned and boiled alive, activists say.
Motorcycle Gunmen Open Fire on Tourists Boarding a Bus in Cairo on Road Leading to the Pyramids
Offbeat  (tags: Egypt, gunmen, Cairo, pyramids, tourists )

Scooby
- 231 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Gunmen on a motorcycle opened fire on tourists as they boarded a bus in Cairo, security sources said.
Visitors Cant Tell If a Tourist Attraction Is Bad for Animals
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, tourists, wildlife welfare )

Tracy
- 308 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
A new study ranks wildlife tourist attractions around the world based on how they treat their animals and whether they help save species.
A Mob Of Disruptive Tourists Sent Nesting Turtles Back To Sea
Offbeat  (tags: horrible, tourists, turtles )

Angie
- 337 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Each year, thousands of olive ridley sea turtles arrive on a 7 kilometer (4 mile) stretch of beach in Costa Rica to lay their eggs in the sand. Their mission was thwarted by tourists who touched the turtles, stood on top of nests and placed children on to
At Least 15 People Killed and Dozens Injured as Motorbike Bomb Targets Tourists in Central Bangkok
Offbeat  (tags: bangkok, bomb, motorbike, tourists, killed, shrine )

Scooby
- 374 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
At least 12 are dead and 20 have been injured after a bomb on a motorbike exploded just outside a Hindu shrine in Bangkok today.
Inside the Real Cuba: Candid Photos Show Poverty-Stricken Rural Communities That Tourists Rarely See
Offbeat  (tags: real, cuba, tourists, usa, rural, pictures, usa )

Scooby
- 543 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
These candid photos reveal what life is like in a poverty-stricken village in Cuba âEUR" and how much the Caribbean islandâEUR(TM)s rural communities could benefit from an influx of American tourists.
President Obama Takes A Surprise Walk
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, walk, White House, Department of Interior, shaking hands, tourists, picture taking )

Dandelion
- 825 days ago - whitehouse.gov
The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition: He walked over instead. On the way there, he got to chat with all sorts of people from roadside vendors to tourists.
Is This the Best Animal Photobomb Ever?
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, Zimbabwe, photo, elephant, wildlife, humans, humor )

Giana
- 940 days ago - gma.yahoo.com
Female tourists aiming their cameras at the animals in front of them at a wildlife center in Zimbabwe had no idea the real "Kodak moment" was happening directly behind them.
Gator Bites Off Airboat Captain's Hand
Offbeat  (tags: humans, stupidity, captain, hand eaten, gator killed, tourists )

Simone
- 1527 days ago - globalanimal.org
A gator bit off the hand of Everglades air boat captain Wallace Weatherholt last week while six tourists watched onboard. The captain was apparently feeding the gator marshmallows, a second-degree misdemeanor in Florida.
Tourists Film 'Alien' in the Amazon
Offbeat  (tags: Tourists, film, 'alien, ' in, the, Amazon )

Agnes
- 1765 days ago - news.com.au
BIZARRE footage that appears to show a small alien-shaped figure standing next to a flash of light in the jungle has been released.The video is believed to have been taken by two British tourists during a trip to the Mamaus region of the Amazon rainfores
ORPHANED SERVAL CAT RESCUED FROM STREET TRADER
Offbeat  (tags: baby serval cat, reported, tourists, wildlife sanctuary, safe, rescued, street trader )

Simone
- 1814 days ago - bornfree.org.uk
Everyone at Lilongwe Wildlife Centre has fallen head over heels in love with our latest arrival. She came late last night after a long drive from the South of Malawi, thanks to many lovely and helpful people.
Underwater Sculpture Park
Offbeat  (tags: reefs, artifical reefs, sculptures, tourists, Mexico, Cancu'n )

Pami
- 2055 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The reefs, which are already stressed by marine pollution, warming waters, and overfishing, can catch a break from the approximately 750,000 tourists who visit local reefs each year.
Imperial Army's Poison Gas Production Site Now An Island Paradise for Rabbits
Offbeat  (tags: rabbit, Hiroshima, Imperial Japanese Army, poison gas, tourists )

Naoko
- 2070 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
TAKEHARA, Hiroshima - An island here which used to be a poison gas production site for the Imperial Japanese Army is gaining popularity as a rabbit paradise.
Farmers Have Field Day Hosting 'Sleep With the Lions' for Tourists
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, farmers, money, asiastic lions, wild animals, greed )

Simone
- 2107 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
: Some tourists who did the Asiatic lion tour in Diwali took the Big B line - "Agar aap sher dil hai to rahiye sheron ke sath" - in the Gujarat tourism ad campaign, 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki,' very seriously. These bravehearts who ventured into the heavily-
Tourists Flock to Asiatic Lion Reserve in Western India
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, western india, asiastic lion reserve, endangered, popular )

Simone
- 2112 days ago - english.ntdtv.com
Thousands of tourists are flocking to the Sasan Gir Wildlife Sanctuary in India's Gujarat state to watch Asiatic lions. The state's forest department has doubled the daily permit quotas for entry to the sanctuary to keep up with the heavy tourist
 

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