A tourist poses with a tiger cub. A tiger selfie is often the highlight of a trip to Thailand for many holidaymakers. Photo: Alamy

Stopping animal cruelty at tourist attractions - what not to do

  • The wildlife director of World Animal Protec­tion puts it: ‘If you can ride it, hug it or have a selfie with a wild animal, then you can be sure it is cruel’
  • From donkeys carrying tourists up punishing hills on Santorini to camels bleeding in their harnesses in Giza, tourist traps are hotbeds of animal exploitation
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A tourist poses with a tiger cub. A tiger selfie is often the highlight of a trip to Thailand for many holidaymakers. Photo: Alamy
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