Author: Simon Evans, Anglia Ruskin University

  • Raid uncovers truth behind Thailand's Tiger Temple

    Thailand's 'tiger temple' was a front for the commercial exploitation of tiger bones, skins and other parts for the lucrative international trade, writes Simon Evans. It made no contribution to conservation and the animals were subject to extreme cruelty. But while the temple's closure is good news, there are hundreds of similar tiger farms across the region that are no better – or even worse.