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BREAKING: 5 Tigers Used as Selfie Props at ThailandâEUR(TM)s Tiger Temple Have Been Released!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, released )

Jeri
- 11 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Following much drama and resistance to the Thai GovernmentâEUR(TM)s order to shut down its operations, the Department of National Parks has successfully removed the first five of the 147 tigers kept at the cruel Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi.
Tiger Temple Refuses to Release Tigers Again. Let' Help Shut Them Down!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, release )

Jeri
- 19 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The latest effort by Thai wildlife authorities to remove the tigers from the Tiger Temple, a tourist trap that has become famous for its abuse and mistreatment of big cats, has been stalled once again. Just one day after wildlife protection officials
Kyoto Hidden Stories / Christian Missionary Bell Survives at Temple
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, culture, Japan, temple, christianity, bell, Edo Period )

Naoko
- 82 days ago - the-japan-news.com
On the bell are the letters "IHS," initials that stand for "Iesus Hominum Salvator" in Latin, which means "Jesus the Savior of Men," and the design shows the seal of the Society of Jesus.
Tigers Set to Remain at Tiger Temple. Here's Why the Fight for Their Freedom Is Not Over
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, protection )

Cher
- 283 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Thai authorities have retracted their decision to seize all 147 tigers from the Tiger Temple. Instead, the tigers will be allowed to remain at the temple on the condition that the temple is not run as a business and the temple does not continue breeding
Activists Criticize Government Deal With Thailand's Tiger Temple Monks
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 288 days ago - asiancorrespondent.com
A compromise has been reached at Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi Thailand, but it could hardly be called a consensus. Despite rampant criticism from animal rights activists (who say the tourist site is a hotbed for wildlife misdeeds and violations) and
The Temple Where the Tigers Are as Tame as Tabbies (But They Just Had a Headcount and Some Have Gone Missing)
Offbeat  (tags: Monks, tigers, head count, missing, temple, Thailand )

Scooby
- 290 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An urgent headcount has taken place at a Thai temple that's home to 147 tigers in the care of monks after a vet complained to authorities that three were missing.
Thai Temple Banned From Making Money Off Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, wildlife )

Cher
- 290 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Thailand's controversial Tiger Temple has been banned from charging tourists to visit dozens of big cats in their care, the parks department said Saturday, following a dispute between monks and officials over the welfare of the animals.
Tiger Temple to Keep Its Big Cats for Now
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Cher
- 292 days ago - news.thaivisa.com
Officials are prepared to relocate the animals tomorrow, but if we do it without negotiation, there will definitely be conflict, Nares Chomboon, Wildlife Breeding Department director
Tigers Must Leave Temple By Friday
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, removal )

Cher
- 295 days ago - bangkokpost.com
A Friday deadline has been set for the removal of 147 tigers from the famous Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi. The abbot has resisted previous attempts to remove them and other animals kept at the temple.
What Will Become of the Tigers Confiscated From Thailand's Cruel Tiger Temple?
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, protection )

Cher
- 298 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
It may take an army to rescue a temple full of tigers, but it takes a village to give them a better life.
The Most Photographed Places in Asia
Offbeat  (tags: photos, pictures, interesting, culture, travel, tourist, places, temple )

Connie
- 311 days ago - cntraveler.com
I would love to visit these.
'Tiger Temple' Is Not Abusing The Animals, Thai Wildlife Officials Say
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, wildlife, Thailand )

Cher
- 359 days ago - hngn.com
An investigation into Thailand's famous "Tiger Temple" found no evidence of abuse of the more than 100 tigers that live there, wildlife officials said Thursday, according to the Associated Press.
Historic Kyoto Temple First in Japan to Offer Gay Weddings
Offbeat  (tags: humanrights, freedoms, goodnews, gay marriages, temple, Japan )

Naoko
- 422 days ago - japantoday.com
Joining big venues like Tokyo Disneyland, an ancient Zen temple in the picturesque city of Kyoto is offering gay weddings in traditional Japanese style.
Outrage Grows in India as Temple Stampede Toll Hits 115
Offbeat  (tags: asia, India, temple, stampede, deaths, sad, police )

Naoko
- 847 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
RATANGARH - Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.
Men Reach for Sacred Wood at 'Naked Festival'
Offbeat  (tags: humor, odd, culture, festival, Okayama, Japan, naked, fundoshi, sacred, temple, Seidaiji Templeunusual )

Naoko
- 1814 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
About 9,000 men dressed in nothing but white "fundoshi" (loin cloths) gathered Saturday in the city of Okayama for an offbeat competition to chase after two sacred sticks thrown by a monk.
 

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