A Thai temple protected 147 heads of illegal tiger breeding, and found that 86 heads died due to illness in the protected facility. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand announced and opened the facility to the press on the 20th. There is a voice that raises the breeding environment of the ministry as a problem.
In 2016, the tiger was protected by the Tiger Temple, a popular Buddhist temple in Kanchanaburi Province, which is popular because it can be photographed with tigers. There were many inbreeding individuals and some were sickly. At the temple, 60 corpses of tigers, bone guards and fur were found, and it was also found that monks were selling tiger parts.
The authorities protected the tiger and were transferred to two facilities in the neighboring province of Ratchaburi. Experts point out that "there is a suspicion that the infection has spread in a small facility." Rumors spread that the authorities may have trafficked tigers on the net. Therefore, the ministry disclosed the facility to the press and explained the preservation status of the corpses pickled in formalin. (Ratchaburi = Machiko Ryokyo)