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Government begins removing tigers from scandal-tainted temple

KANCHANABURI – Five tigers were seized late Thursday from the scandal-tainted “Tiger Temple”, the first move by the government to take away big cats from monks facing renewed allegations of wildlife trafficking.

Officials from the Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation used tranquiliser guns to sedate and place the tigers from Wat Pa Luangta Bua Yanasampanno in two six-wheeled trucks which took them to wildlife conservation centres in Ratchaburi province.

Read more: Bangkok Post

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