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Elephant Freed From Indian Temple .
Animals  (tags: mariappan, chained imprisoned elephant, temple, rescued, new home )

Simone
- 3078 days ago - peta.org
After nine grueling years, an elephant named Mariappan is finally free of the chains that bound him by all four legs so tightly that he could not take a single step in any direction. Mariappan was chained inside a filthy, dark shed at the Arulmigu
Too Close for Comfort: Thailand's Tiger Temple!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Thailand, temple, environment, protection, suffering, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3192 days ago - ecocentric.blogs.time.com
Everybody makes ill-informed decisions. This photograph, taken at a popular tourist stop in Kanchanaburi, Thailand, is a testament to a recent one of mine. Photos like these are the bread and butter of the so-called "Tiger Temple,"
Thailand's Tiger Temple Under Fire! Video!
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, Thailand, temple, environment, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3378 days ago - timesofmalta.com
The Year of the Tiger has been billed as the big cat's best chance to escape extinction, but activists say poaching and government inaction are undermining a campaign to double the number of wild tigers.
Thailand's Tiger Temple Defends Cruelty Allegations
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, tigers, temple, lawsuit, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3418 days ago - cnngo.com
Monks at the popular Kanchanaburi tourist attraction sue for defamation
Wild Times in Kanchanaburi as the Tiger Temple Becomes a Zoo
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, temple, zoos, AnimalWelfare, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3591 days ago - nationmultimedia.com
Dubbed the Tiger Temple for the big cats that roam freely in its grounds, a forest monastery in Kanchanaburi has now obtained permission to operate as a zoo.
Thailand Temple Lets Tourists Pet Tigers
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, Thailand, temple, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, protection, habitat, endangered, extinction, wildanimals, wildlife, suffering )

Cher
- 3630 days ago - watchingthewatchers.org
We'd heard good things about it ... but those must have been dated. The temple was supposedly run by monks who took care of tigers, but now the tigers are taken care of by younger employees who seem think it's okay to kick them and drag them by their
Tiger Temple - Exploiting the Tiger for Tourist Dollars
Animals  (tags: tigers, temple, animals, AnimalWelfare, CWI, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 3729 days ago - careforthewild.org
Prompted by concerns raised by tourists and Tiger Temple volunteer workers, Care for the Wild International's (CWI) investigation uncovered disturbing evidence of serious conservation and animal welfare concerns,
Purr-Fect Visit to Thailand's Tiger Temple
Animals  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 3749 days ago - canada.com
But I am at the Tiger Temple, a Buddhist monastery in Thailand where local monks rescue and breed these wild creatures to seem as calm as house cats.
Thailand's Tiger Temple
Animals  (tags: tigers, temple, Thailand, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 3779 days ago - examiner.com
It's one of those tourist adventures that will give you memories that will last a lifetime - visiting what has become known as the Tiger Temple of Thailand. This amazing location, tucked in the mountains three hours from Bangkok allows visitors
The Temple of Rats
Animals  (tags: bizzare, temple, rats, weird, fun )

Veljko
- 3873 days ago - fun-hunter.com
The Karni Mata Hindu temple was built by Maharajah Ganga Singh in the early 1900s as a tribute to the rat goddess, Karni Mata and the most intriguing aspect of it, is that it's home for over 20.000 worshiped rats.
The Tiger Temple
Animals  (tags: tiger, wildanimals, temple, bored, thailand )

Veljko
- 3904 days ago - bored-space.com
A place where tourists can pet tigers just like they do their cats, here's something you don't see every day.
Thai Tiger Temple a Con Job, Says Wildlife Group
Animals  (tags: tigers, temple, con, accusations, CWI, animals, AnimalWelfare, wildlife trade, protection, environment, habitat, endangered, extinction, wildanimals, wildlife )

Cher
- 4010 days ago - travel.asiaone.com
THAILAND'S famed tiger temple, where monks walk around with tigers - and make money from tourists - is facing accusations that it is a con job, where tigers are traded on the quiet with Laos in violation of the law.
It Is Morally Wrong to Torture Fellow Creatures, to Do So in the Name of Religion Is a Sin
Animals  (tags: animal kiling, slaughtering, temple, sin, fellow creatures, animal protection )

Simone
- 4254 days ago - nepalitimes.com
This is also the festival of blood-letting as thousands upon thousands of goats, sheep, buffaloes, chickens and ducks are cruelly slaughtered on our streets and temples. Our idols are made of stone, but they drip with the blood of our fellow beings.
   

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