20 May '15, 9am

Squeeze off a few rounds as your heart breaks at the Samutprakan Crocodile Farm and Zoo (PHOTO ESSAY)

It’s an unlikely mecca for eating durian, shooting guns and playing on decrepit playgrounds. The zoo is what you would call a nightmare. It’s about 30 kilometers south of downtown but may as well be one of Dante’s circles of hell. Shrill, shrieking monkeys wearing diapers and other sad outfits greet visitors at the entrance. There seems to be an endless supply of decaying tigers panting in the oppressive heat. The tigers, like the monkeys, are either chained by the ankle to the ground or inside small cages, most with concrete floors.

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