A 17-year-old Sumatran tiger with her newborn cub inside a cage at Medan zoo park in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua/Tanto H.

Are you contributing to animal abuse? Attractions to avoid on your next holiday

Shocking behaviour from tourists highlights cruelty to animals in the region, but the abuse isn’t always obvious. From selfies to swimming with dolphins, these are the activities that animal welfare experts urge us to steer clear of

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A 17-year-old Sumatran tiger with her newborn cub inside a cage at Medan zoo park in North Sumatra, Indonesia. Photo: Xinhua/Tanto H.
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Marissa Carruthers

Marissa Carruthers

Marissa is a British journalist of 15 years, who relocated to Cambodia almost six years ago. She writes about lifestyle, travel and culture across Southeast Asia and has been contributing to the Post for the last five years.