Freezer packed with tiger cubs found in Thailand temple

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Carcasses of dead tiger cubs are displayed after been found during a raid at the Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand, 01 June 2016.

Freezer packed with tiger cubs found in Thailand temple


Officials in Thailand found 40 dead tiger cubs – all aged about one or two days when they died – inside a freezer at a controversial “tiger temple” in the western province of Kanchanaburi.

As reported by the Agence France-Presse (AFP), the dead cubs were discovered during an operation to remove dozens of adult cats from the Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua temple.

“We don’t quite know yet how long they have been dead,” police colonel Bandith Meungsukhum, a local officer, told AFP.

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