Are they sedated tigers or are they just tired from the heat and humidity at the Tiger Temple in Thailand?


A little nervous meeting my new pet tiger. #BFF #dreamcometrue #Travel #Thailand #Bangkok

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Pet a tiger. Check!

Receive backlash for petting a tiger. Check.

That’s what I get for not doing my homework before my visit to the Tiger Temple in Thailand. Before I got to the designated tiger petting area, I was distracted by the unfenced wildlife scattered throughout the temple area. Wild boars chased one other from tree to tree. Lazy oxes soaked themselves neck deep in muddy green water. And I think it was a yak that I saw in the middle of the dusty road.

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