Tragic death of half the tigers saved from the cruel temple in Thailand
More than half of the 147 tigers seized from a Kanchanaburi temple three years ago have died of laryngeal paralysis, which causes upper airway obstruction in the animals. Laryngeal paralysis detected when animals were first brought from Kanchanaburi site linked to wildlife trafficking. The disease, commonly found in tigers and cats, is caused by immune deficiencies from inbreeding. However last year, an official said in an interview the disease could have been caused by stress. More on the sad end of so many 'rescued' tigers can be read by following the link below.