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Two Wild Amur Tiger Deaths Clue to Distemper Outbreak
Animals  (tags: studies, distemper, outrbreak, siberian tigers, wild tigers, tragedy )

Simone
- 1023 days ago - ens-newswire.com
Distemper, a virus afflicting domestic dogs and many wildlife species, appears to be a growing threat to the Amur tigers of Siberia, Russian and U.S. wildlife veterinary scientists believe.
Siberian Tiger Attacks and Kills Bus Driver in China as Tourists Watch in Horror
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, bus driver, safety laws, killed, tourists )

Simone
- 1294 days ago - nydailynews.com
A Siberian tiger mauled and killed a tour bus driver in China as his passengers watched helplessly in horror. Driver Jin Shijun broke safety rules when he got out of the vehicle, which was packed with tourists visiting the center, according to Chinese
Zoo Staff Conviction Upheld for Culling Hybrid Tigers
Animals  (tags: german zoo, court hearing killed hybrid tiger cubs, cruelty, siberian tigers )

Simone
- 1323 days ago - monstersandcritics.com
A German court Monday upheld an earlier verdict which found a German zoo director and three of his staff guilty of cruelty in the killing of three newborn tiger cubs. As part of a programme to protect the world stock of Siberian tigers, the zoo had
Tiger Habitat Saved From Logging PLEASE TAKE ''THE HAPPY DANCE'' ACTION !!!
Animals  (tags: Amur Tigers, siberian tigers, habitat, saved, logging, extinction, GoodNews )

BarbKnigh
- 1363 days ago - care2.com
There are an estimated 300-500 Sberian, or Amur tigers, remaining in the wild. In captivity there are 400 or so. In the 1940's, that number was down to twenty, and the species was very close to extinction.
Siberian Tiger Threatened By Mystery Disease
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, disease, endangered, wildlife, wildanimals )

Lone
- 1495 days ago - environment.co.za
Conservationists say an epidemic is destroying the big cats' ability to hunt and turning them into potential man-eaters A mystery disease is driving the Siberian tiger to the edge of extinction and has led to the last animal tagged by conservationists
WWF - "CATASTROPHIC SITUATION" FOR TIGER
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, worldwide, tigers, disappearing, international, tragedy )

Simone
- 1583 days ago - goallover.org
A WWF official revealed worrying figures concerning the plight of the Siberian tiger at an international conference in Vladivostok on Thursday. Experts from Europe, Asia and the United States attending the conference, which was devoted to providing
Siberian Tiger in Peril in Russia: WWF
Animals  (tags: reports, siberian tigers, threatened, peril, russia, WWF, tragedy )

Simone
- 1587 days ago - google.com
The number of Siberian tigers in eastern Russia fell by 15 percent in 2009, a WWF official said on Thursday at an international conference devoted to the endangered animal's plight.
China Funds Zoo After Siberian Tigers Starve
Animals  (tags: Siberian tigers, China, zoo, animals, abused, AnimalCruelty, AnimalWelfare, death )

Tonya
- 1590 days ago - msnbc.msn.com
A municipal government in northeastern China has allocated 7 million yuan ($1 million) to improve conditions at a local zoo after the recent deaths of 11 rare Siberian tigers and other animals, state media said Sunday
Source: Zoo Starved Tigers to Ransom Govt
Animals  (tags: investigation, siberian tigers, deliberately starved, ransom, government, finances, zoo, workers, outrage )

Simone
- 1592 days ago - chinadaily.com.cn
Eleven Siberian tigers that died at a strike-plagued private zoo were "intentionally starved to hold the government to ransom," a source told the Nanfang Daily. Initial disbelief stirred up into public outrage after media reports over the weekend
11 Siberian Tigers Die of Malnutrition in China Zoo
Animals  (tags: horrific cruelty, discovery, siberian tigers, starved to death, china zoo, wild life officals, 6 died in one day )

Simone
- 1596 days ago - topnews.in
Beijing, March 11 : Eleven Siberian tigers have died of malnutrition at a zoo in China in the past three months, a wild life official said. The tigers of the Shenyang Forest Wild Animal Zoo in northeast China's Lianoning province died due to
Tiger of the Snows
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, habitat destroyed, endangered, humans, wild animals, protection, environment )

Simone
- 1621 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Pursuing a lifelong dream to see an elusive Siberian tiger in the wild, Patrick Evans finds it's not only the mighty feline that's under threat, but also -- due to rampant illegal logging -- its final forest domain
WWF Fears for Siberian Tiger After Russian Oil Leak
Animals  (tags: russian oil leak, siberian tigers, endangered, threatendd, siberian oil pipeline )

Simone
- 1642 days ago - google.com
A leak from Russia's new Siberian oil pipeline shows the potentially damaging consequences the project could have for the endangered Siberian tiger, an environmental campaign group warned on Friday.
Survey Finds Dramatic Drop in Siberian Tiger Populations
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, amur tigers, study, research, threatened, poaching, extinction )

Simone
- 1689 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Also known as Amur tigers, Siberians are the largest of the six living tiger species. After being hunted nearly to extinction early in the 20th century, the species received legal protection from the Soviet Union in 1947. At the time, there were as few
Environmentalists Raise Alarm Over Russia's Siberian Tiger
Animals  (tags: russias, siberian tigers, hunted, poached, endangered, reporrts, environmentalists, tragedy, disappearing )

Simone
- 1719 days ago - speroforum.com
In October, the carcass of a young Siberian tiger was found in Russia's Far East with two bullet holes in its skull. Experts say the animal was most probably shot by hunters in pursuit of illegal prey. The finding came ahead of the release of a
DANGER SIGNALS FOR THE SIBERIAN TIGER
Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, monitoring programme, survival, numbers, poachers, endangered )

Simone
- 1738 days ago - wcsrussia.org
The Siberian Tiger Monitoring Program has released results indicating that Siberian tiger numbers are falling in the Russian Far East, primarily due to poaching and habitat degradation. The results can hopefully be used to improve conditions for tigers
 

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