The Temple of TigersIn 1999 the inhabiatants of a little village in the province of Kanchanaburi, Thailand, found in the forest two injured baby tigers whose parents had been killed by poachersCliquez.
Not knowing what to do with them, they took themto the Bhuddist temple Wat Pha Luang where they were housed and cared for by the monks The temple tigers wake to see the day
Since then, many orphaned baby tigershave been taken there and raised by the monks
The tigers are tameand used to eating onlycooked meat in orderto avoid themdeveloping a taste forblood They are treated likemembers of the templefamily
Phra Acham Phusit (Founder of the Tiger Temple)
It is a communal placeconsidered a sanctuary for animals and preservation centre