FILE - In this file photo taken on July 4, 2012, caretaker Lai Van Xa provokes a tiger with his plastic sandal at a tiger farm in southern Binh Duong province, Vietnam. Conservationists allege that ... more 
FILE - In this file photo taken on July 4, 2012, caretaker Lai Van Xa provokes a tiger with his plastic sandal at a tiger farm in southern Binh Duong province, Vietnam. Conservationists allege that Vietnam's 11 registered tiger farms are merely fronts for a thriving illegal market in tiger parts, highly prized for purported - if unproven - medicinal qualities. (AP Photo/Mike Ives, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Ives, File
Fri, Jul 27, 2012 3:23 AM EDT