Tigers illegally against their will are being removed from the wild. The reason? People want a picture with a tiger or cub.
The Tigers live in poor conditions, get a beating if they do something not allowed or get urine sprayed in the face, or drugged.
Tiger Temple, or Wat Pha Luang Ta Bua, is a Theravada Buddhist temple in western Thailand that was founded in 1994. Reports of abuse are containe int he wiki artilce here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_Temple
Stop Tiger Temple Animal Abuse.