Traded tiger cubs never to be released

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BBC's Jonah Fisher visits rescued tiger cubs in Thailand.

Last year 15,000 animals were rescued from illegal traders in Thailand.

Talks about ways to stop the trade in endangered species are happening at the moment in Bangkok, Thailand.

The city is one of the world's centres for the illegal trade in exotic animals.

Fifteen thousand live animals were rescued from smugglers in the last year, including bengal tigers, turtles, snakes and rare chameleons.

Last October, 16 tigers were saved from being smuggled to Laos in South-East Asia.

However, being rescued from the traffickers does not always mean freedom, as BBC reporter Jonah Fisher finds out...