The Sriracha Tiger Zoo seems to elicit only two emotional reactions from its visitors: they either like it or they don’t. Because, while it has undoubtedly the largest collection of tigers in Thailand, the zoo’s poor treatment of the animals, including the small cages they provide for each, is viewed by others as nothing more than animal exploitation: an appalling way to lure tourists into the zoo.
The Sriracha Tiger Zoo has an impressive collection of over 200 Bengal tigers, more than 100, 000 crocodiles and several other kinds of animals. It is located about 30 minutes away from Pattaya, on a hundred acre piece of land. It hosts several animal shows daily and has few other animal attractions. [Read more…]