Animals are dealing with the trauma of the disaster and mourning the family members they’ve lost. However we’ve provided nearly 4,000 of them with medical treatment and food, helping to get their lives back on track.
We’ve identified holding sea turtles as one of the ten cruelest wildlife tourist attractions. At the Cayman Turtle Centre, tourists can handle turtles and take selfies, potentially causing unnecessary suffering for the animals.
Travel companies have a critical role to play in determining the fate of wild animals in the tourism industry. Thankfully, some are beginning to take on their rightful responsibility – but others still need to step up.
We support Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) in their bid to confiscate the captive tigers and move them to the Research Station in Khao Prathrap Chang. This step forward will help protect tigers that ultimately belong in the wild.