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Sadly, Extinction Is No Laughing Matter
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, extinction, protection )

- 1526 days ago -
Quoting Carl Sagan, I begin some presentations with this line: "It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring."
Tiger Species May Face Extinction From Habitat Destruction and Hunting
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, extinction )

- 1538 days ago -
About a century ago, over 100,000 tigers roamed the Earth and were located between Turkey and Eastern Russia. Scientists now estimate that there are only about 3,000 wild tigers left in the world, and each subspecies seems to be in trouble.
Death Warrant for Man-Eating Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, endangered, extinction )

- 1542 days ago -
Officials in Uttar Pradesh, India, have issued a shoot-to-kill order for a tigress that has killed 10 people since early December. The four-year-old Royal Bengal tiger has attacked villagers of all ages, prowling an 80-mile area in the Binjor District.
In Pictures: Birds, Butterflies and Bugs Among England's Extinct Species
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- 1545 days ago -
These birds, butterflies, beasts and bugs are among hundreds of species which have become extinct in England over the last 200 years. Wildlife experts have launched the largest ever online portal of information about the incredible 421 species
Dead or Alive, Hunt for Man-Eating Tiger Won't End Well for Conservationist
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, wildlife, extinction )

- 1545 days ago -
The young wildlife conservationist knows the animal will either lose its own life or, at best, be captured and sent off to a zoo. It's either the death penalty or life imprisonment for the Queen of the Jungle.
Trading to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: UK, international conference, illegal trade, wildlife, governments, extinction, inpictures )

- 1558 days ago -
On 14 February, the UK government is hosting an international conference on the illegal trade in wildlife, at which it hopes to obtain high-level political commitment from governments around the world to fight the issue.
The Fight to Save the Tiger
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

- 1585 days ago -
The great cat is disappearing throughout its range because of habitat loss and illegal hunting, but an innovative scientist in India may have discovered a way to avert extinction
Two of Your Favorite Big Cats Are Probably Going to Be Extinct Soon
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, big cats, extinction )

- 1587 days ago -
So far, 2014 is shaping up to be a bad-news year for big cat lovers
Three Thousand Wild Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers, endangered, extinction )

- 1588 days ago -
Tigers, the largest of the world's cats, are the heart and soul of Asia's jungles, grasslands, and deserts. They're so adaptable that they even thrive in the frigid Himalayan foothills and the mangrove water-world of the Indian/Bangladeshi Sunderbans.
Chinese Health Nuts 'Biggest Threat' To India's Bengal Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

- 1596 days ago -
Traditional medicine in China has Indian poachers slaughtering Bengal Tigers in greater numbers and shipping their body parts up north for cold hard cash.
Extinction and Elixirs
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

- 1604 days ago -
Animals species are being driven to extinction to satisfy the demands of Chinese medicine
Only 220 Sumatran Tigers Left in Bengkulu
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, extinction, wildlife )

- 1609 days ago -
According to the survey, the critically endangered species live in production forest areas, protected forests and national parks in nine regencies in Bengkulu.
Visit Jimmy Jones Photography and His Gallery of 832F Photos.
Offbeat  (tags: animalcruelty, AnimalWelfare, animals, animalwelfare, endangered, environment, extinction, ethics, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals, sadness, investigation, killing, killed, unusual, pictures, photos )

- 1620 days ago -
The photographer Jimmy Jones has generously shared this photo of 832f with us and has a gallery of pictures of her that he took prior to her killing.
Conservation Concerns for Extinct Wolves in Scotland
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

- 1622 days ago -
Wolves continue to feature on a list of Scottish wildlife that people have concerns about in terms of conservation.
Fears for Dingoes as Australia's Wild Dog Faces Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, extinction )

- 1623 days ago -
Yet despite its ferocity, the dingo - shown by fossil evidence to have been in Australia for at least 3,500 years may be in a fight for its own survival, with some fearing that interbreeding with wild domestic canines could see it become extinct.

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