Is it time to ban tiger farms? – www.u.tv, May 17, 2011
[Thanks to Marc for pointing this out.]
…Steven Galster, the founder of the Bangkok-based conservation group Freeland, says farms maintain a market for tigers and tiger products by illicitly supplying cubs for pets, and bones and penises for traditional medicine.
Aside from the economic and legal arguments, there is also the ethical question of how humans should treat animals. At the Sri Racha zoo near Pattaya, cubs paced back and forth in tiny cages and adult tigers leapt through flaming circus hoops and paraded around on two legs to the music of the Can Can. The breeders had ensured the existence of tigers, but at what cost to their essence?…
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