Best Lesson in Peaceful Coexistence

If any group of people were to have faith in the ability of full-grown tigers to live amicably with human beings, it would be Buddhist monks. The saffron-robed ascetics of Thailand's Wat Pa Luangta Bua Yannasampanno Forest Monastery, colloquially known as the Tiger Temple, live with 17 of the beasts?rendered no less fearsome by the cuddly names (Sunshine, Morning Sky, Rainbow) the monks have bestowed on them. The tigers spend most of the day caged, but are allowed out for an unleashed afternoon stroll?at which time visitors to the temple, about 200 km west of Bangkok, have the opportunity to pet...

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