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Ringling Bros Circus to CLOSE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, animal welfare, circus, culture, elephants abused, animal rights, lions, tigers )

Adeline
- 3 days ago - abcnews.go.com
The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will close forever in May. Declining attendance combined with high operating costs, along with changing public tastes and prolonged battles with animal rights groups all contributed to its demise.
Big Cats in Crisis : The Struggle and Resilience of the World's Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, tigers, protection )

CherAWAY
- 144 days ago - mashable.com
The strain on tigers is so severe that the animal has been listed as an endangered species since 1970. Of the eight known subspecies of tigers, three are already extinct. Conservationists suspect another subspecies is extinct in the wild, but it has
Death of a Wild Tigress
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, death, wildlife )

CherAWAY
- 144 days ago - thehindu.com
Machhli, the most famous tigress we have known, passed away on August 18 in the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve in Sawai Madhopur district in Rajasthan. News of her death was reported widely, her popularity especially evident on social media.
Today (Fri 29th Jul, 2016) Is... International Tiger Day
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, protection, tigers )

Anna
- 173 days ago - daysoftheyear.com
This was first celebrated in 2010 and was founded at an international summit that had been called in response to the shocking news that 97% of all wild tigers had disappeared in the last century, with only around 3,000 left alive.
More Controversy for Tiger Temple
Offbeat  (tags: Thailand, tigers, temple, wildlife, controversy )

CherAWAY
- 219 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
The monastery accuses ThailandâEUR(TM)s wildlife department of bullying, and the temple faces possible closure.
Global Wild Tiger Numbers Rise for the First Time
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, numbers increasing, wildlife, protection, environment )

CherAWAY
- 247 days ago - wwf.org.uk
For the first time in conservation history, the terrible decline in global tiger numbers has been reversed, and there are now close to 3,900 tigers in the wild.
Judge: Iowa Zoo Must Give Up Endangered Tigers, Lemurs
Offbeat  (tags: Judge, endangered, Amira, tigers )

Scooby
- 341 days ago - usatoday.com
DES MOINES, Iowa âEUR" Animal welfare advocates hope a federal judge's ruling Thursday ordering a troubled Iowa zoo to give up its endangered tigers and lemurs will bring more accountability to substandard menageries across the countryp
BREAKING: 5 Tigers Used as Selfie Props at ThailandâEUR(TM)s Tiger Temple Have Been Released!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, released )

Jeri
- 355 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Following much drama and resistance to the Thai GovernmentâEUR(TM)s order to shut down its operations, the Department of National Parks has successfully removed the first five of the 147 tigers kept at the cruel Tiger Temple in Kanchanaburi.
Grim News for Tigers, Bears as China Wildlife Law Allows Farming, 'Medical' Use
Offbeat  (tags: China, tigers, bears, farms, medicinal, animals, law )

Scooby
- 355 days ago - washingtonpost.com
China already has around 200 tiger farms, with more than 5,000 big cats often kept in cramped conditions for public exhibition and to feed a thriving underground industry in tiger bone wine and pelts.
Surprising Goat And Tiger Friendship Finally Comes To An End
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, goats )

Jeri
- 356 days ago - thedodo.com
When Amur the tiger befriended Timur the fearless goat, who was supposed to be given to Amur as live food, we all wondered how this unusual friendship would end.
Tiger Temple Refuses to Release Tigers Again. Let' Help Shut Them Down!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, temple, release )

Jeri
- 363 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
The latest effort by Thai wildlife authorities to remove the tigers from the Tiger Temple, a tourist trap that has become famous for its abuse and mistreatment of big cats, has been stalled once again. Just one day after wildlife protection officials
New Evidence of Wild Siberian Tigers Found in China
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, sightings, endangered, extinction, wildlife, protection )

CherAWAY
- 374 days ago - zeenews.india.com
Footprints and dead prey from wild Siberian tigers were found at a tree farm in China's Jilin province, suggesting the expansion of the tiger's population and range of activities in China, authorities said on Tuesday.
Tigers Fight Back, Now More Than 4,000 in the Wild!
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, wildlife, protection, endangered, habitat )

CherAWAY
- 409 days ago - mizzima.com
Chris Slappendel, the founder of the Tiger Trail Foundation, announced today, 25 November, that the number of tigers is on the rise again. Following an evaluation in all tiger range countries, Slappendel concluded that the number of tigers living
Tiger Has Spent 15 Years Trapped In Cage At Truck Stop
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, truck stop )

Jeri
- 413 days ago - thedodo.com
Locked in a cage next to a highway, Tony has spent the past decade and a half listening to the rush of traffic in Grosse Tete, Louisiana, and being gawked at by truckers.
Rescued From Defunct Animal Attraction, Teisha the Tiger Finds a New Home (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, rescued )

Tracy
- 434 days ago - onegreenplanet.org
Teisha was one of five tigers brought to The Ohio Department of Agriculture from the Paws and Claws Sanctuary, who failed to register the animals and lost the right to keep them. 
 

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