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Thai Temple Denies Abbot Involved in Trafficking of Tigers

A Buddhist temple denied that its abbot was involved in illegal trafficking of tigers at a news conference Thursday that was its first detailed response since Thailand's wildlife authority removed scores of big cats from the popular tourist attraction and found dead cubs in jars and freezers. “What happened here seems to suggest that many crimes were committed,” said Siri Wangboongerd, a spokesman of the temple in Kanchanaburi, about 200 kilometers (120 miles) west of Bangkok. “But...

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