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Wild tiger killed in Yala province

We have just received bad news. A wild tiger that had attacked three people in the last month was hunted down by government officials and locals. Instead of trying to sedate the wild tiger and move it to a safe area, it was killed. Thailand has less than 200 tigers…

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16 tiger cubs caught at routine check point

Tiger and Ivory trade in Thailand getting out of hand On the 26th of October the provincial police of Nonsila district, Khon Kaen Province stopped a vehicle that behaved suspicious, trying to get away from a routine road check point on the “Friendship highway” from Bangkok to Vientiane. In the…

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Petition to protect the tigers at Mae Wong National Park

Stop the building of a dam in Mae Wong National Park Dear Friends, We are writing to ask you, please, to sign this petition to stop construction of an incredibly damaging dam in west-central Thailand that will eviscerate the Mae Wong National Park, home to tigers, elephants and other increasingly…

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6 Tigers found on Bangkok rooftop

Neighbor’s complaint on bad odor leads to wildlife bust A man has been arrested and accused of illegally raising six tigers on top of an apartment building on Bangkok’s outskirts after neighbors complained to local police about bad smell coming down from the rooftop. A 28-year old person caring for…

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Temple tiger numbers face cut

Temple tiger numbers face cut Population surge sparks dept welfare concerns Bangkok post Published: 11/09/2012 at 02:49 AM Newspaper section: News KANCHANABURI : The National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department has asked Wat Pa Luangta Maha Bua to bring under control the population of tigers in its care to…

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WFFT helps Bangladesh Sundarban tigers

The WFFT wildlife rescue team was again called from abroad for help The Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand rescue team has been helping with the rescue of 3 wild caught tiger cubs that were rescued form an illegal wildlife trader in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The illegal trader who was caught red-handed Has…

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Frozen Tigers Found in Bangkok

Article and picture by THE NATION source http://www.nationmultimedia.com/national/Frozen-tiger-parts-found-in-wildlife-haul-30182183.html Police yesterday discovered the frozen body parts of several tigers and other big cats thought to be destined for buyers in Vietnam and China in a raid on a house in suburban Bangkok. Two men – one Thai and one Vietnamese –…

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Meow gets his spinal surgery!

On January 30th 2012 Meow the tiger went through spinal surgery at Chulalongkorn university in Bangkok. After Meow had serious problems over the last few months standing up or walking we were finally able to have x-rays done and eventually even a full MRI scan of his spine. Damage found…

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MEOW! A tiger undergoing an MRI scan

Care for the wild sponsors Meows further treatment! Our Tiger, Meow, was rescued in 2001 by WFFT (Wildlife Friends Foundation Thailand), from a gas-station in Central Thailand. Meow was kept on a chain at this station, behind the fuel pumps, where people filling up their cars could touch the tiger…

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Meow treatment Nov 2011, not ready to give up yet

I already told my friends that I was really worried about Meow the tiger who has been struggling for the last few months. After treatment with some painkillers in the last week Meow actually went down even more down hill and we expected that we had to euthanise him soon.…

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WFFT goes to the rescue of confiscated tiger

Tiger confiscated but kingpin will walk free again A young tiger cub was recently confiscated by Royal Thai Police while it was transported towards the Thai-Laos border. It is believed the tiger originates from a Tiger Zoo in Chaiyaphum (or Chaiyaphoom) province owned by a Miss D. , who has…

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