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

Simone
- 924 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.
Help Wild Tigers: Tell Congress to Support the Goals of the Global Tiger Summit - TAKE ACTION
Animals  (tags: animals, tigers, big cats, wild tigers, wildanimals, wildlife, protection, environment, animalrights, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1151 days ago - change.org
Right now, only 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, including 1,000 breeding females. And 70 percent of these wild tigers occupy just six percent of their current range. World leaders and groups like WCS have a plan to help save these amazing big cats,
WWF Warns of Last Year of the Tiger
Animals  (tags: tragedy, wild tigers, disappearing, tiger summit, extinction last year of the tiger, disaster, humans )

Simone
- 1241 days ago - independent.co.uk
Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they still roam fail to take quick action to protect their habitats and step up the fight against poaching, global wildlife experts told a "tiger summit" yesterday.
13 Nations Meet to Try to Save Wild Tigers
Animals  (tags: wild tigers, nations, species, animals, conservation )

Anna
- 1243 days ago - edition.cnn.com
In 2010, the Year of the Tiger, about 3,600 of the majestic predators remain in the wild, their existence threatened by habitat-loss and poaching.If there is one man who can give hope to a species whose numbers have plummeted from 100,000 only a century
India: Battleground to Save the Tiger
Animals  (tags: india, wild tigers, populations, wildlife, protection, tiger summit )

Simone
- 1245 days ago - news.smh.com.au
Efforts to save the tiger, set to be addressed at a conference in Russia next week, will depend for a large part on the effectiveness of the shield India has tried to throw over the animal. The country is home to more than half of the world's rapidly
ACTION ALERT: Help Wild Tigers: Tell Congress to Support the Global Conservation Act !!
Animals  (tags: wild tigers, conservation, global conservation act, legalisation, protection, protectionlaw )

Simone
- 1308 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Wild tigers are on a path toward extinction, unless we act fast. With world leaders meeting this fall to negotiate a plan to prevent the wild tiger's extinction, it is critical that we make sure the United States shows leadership on this issue and
Trying to Save Wild Tigers By Rehabilitating Them
Animals  (tags: sumtran tigers, wild tigers, man eaters, released, rehabilition, national parks )

Simone
- 1455 days ago - nytimes.com
BALIMBING, Indonesia -- The two wild Sumatran tigers, held in large, adjoining cages here, had killed at least eight people between them.
Tale of the Cat
Animals  (tags: tiger, wild tigers, tiger experts, habitat, survival, protection, humans, environment )

Simone
- 1516 days ago - time.com
"Without the breath of the tiger there will be no wind, only clouds, and certainly no rain." --The I Ching
Wild Tigers on Brink But Show Signs of Creeping Back
Animals  (tags: wild tigers, fighitng back, survival, countries, protection, conservation, extinction )

Simone
- 1518 days ago - usatoday.com
Stalked by extinction, wild tigers show hopeful signs of recovery worldwide, conservation biologists report. In its new survey, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) looks at eight monitored tiger regions, from Russia to Indonesia. About 3,000 wild
Year of the Tiger Begins With Big Cats in Big Trouble
Animals  (tags: big cats, tigers, summitt, tiger range countries, map, wild tigers, conservation )

Simone
- 1526 days ago - panda.org
However, there are only an estimated 3,200 tigers left in the wild. There is hope though, as tiger range countries, conservation groups and organizations such as The World Bank will gather in Russia in September to lay out an ambitious agenda for saving
Fewer Tigers to Welcome Their Year
Animals  (tags: worldwide, year of tigers, disappearing, tragedy, china, wild tigers, conservationalists )

Simone
- 1527 days ago - english.people.com.cn
China has been observing a sharp dwindling in its wild tiger population, with fewer than 50 now believed to remain in the country, conservationists said Monday, days before the Chinese lunar new year of the Tiger, which starts Sunday
China Wild Tigers Face Extinction
Animals  (tags: tragedy, wild tigers, china, threatened, disappearing, facing extinciton )

Simone
- 1548 days ago - straitstimes.com
THE World Wildlife Fund warned on Tuesday that the wild tiger faced extinction in China after having been decimated by poaching and the destruction of its natural habitat.
Year of the Tiger Dawns With Just 3,200 Wild Tigers Left
Animals  (tags: wild tigers, extinction, year of the tiger, 3, 200 wild tigers left, humans )

Simone
- 1570 days ago - ens-newswire.com
To mark 2010 as Year of the Tiger, the government of Nepal has announced the expansion of Bardia National Park in the Terai Arc landscape by 900 square kilometers (347 square miles), which will increase critical habitat for wild tigers.
Zoo Tigers 'Key' to Amur Survival
Animals  (tags: amur tigers, disappearing, wild tigers, zoo tigers, captive breeding programme )

Simone
- 1743 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
Past plans to use captive Amur tigers to help boost the subspecies' wild population could be reinstated soon, a wildlife park chief has predicted. The move would follow research suggesting fewer than 35 out of 500 big cats in the wild are genetically
SIGN THE PETITION : Protect Wild Tigers
Animals  (tags: wild tigers, disappearing, endangered, extinction, humans, conservation, environment, wildlife )

Simone
- 1773 days ago - animalrights.change.org
URGENT PETITION : SIGN HERE "There are less than 4,000 tigers left in the wild. Despite the very real possibility that the species could go extinct, tiger farmers in China, claiming that they have thousands of captive-bred tigers for which they are
 

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