A tourist poses with tigers, in Thailand. Picture: Shutterstock
Mercedes Hutton
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Is social media to blame for unethical wildlife tourism? For Asia’s endangered animals, internet fame has a dark side

  • The social-media-fuelled experience economy has helped legitimise using exotic animals as selfie props
  • Environmental groups call for education to raise awareness of the ways these creatures are trained and treated

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A tourist poses with tigers, in Thailand. Picture: Shutterstock
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