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Counting Tigers By Their Stripes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, tigers, protection, wildlife )

- 584 days ago -
Thanks to affordable digital cameras and sophisticated software, conservationists like K. Ullas Karanth of the Wildlife Conservation Society now have powerful tools to accurately monitor tigers in the wild.
Sundarbans Tiger Count Steady, But Prey Base Not Enough
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- 584 days ago -
Even though there is euphoria over a minimum 103 tigers in the Sunderbans, a new study shows the prey abundance is supporting not more than 30 big cats in the mangroves.
Former Pet Tiger Sheba Rescued After Spending Decade in a Concrete Enclosure (PHOTOS)
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- 586 days ago -
Most recently, the IFAW participated in the rescue of nine-year-old Indonesian tiger Sheba, who spent nearly her entire life in a small, concrete enclosure at a Christian camp for kids in Mountain Pine, Arkansas.
WWF Welcomes 20m Euro Tiger Conservation Fund
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- 586 days ago -
WWF welcomes the establishment of a 20m Euro fund by the German Development Bank KfW to support tiger conservation, protection of tiger landscapes and to benefit the local people living in tiger range areas.
Dead or Alive, Hunt for Man-Eating Tiger Won't End Well for Conservationist
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- 587 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.
Urgent Rescue for Sheba ! We'Ve Found a Sanctuary That Can Give Sheba the Tiger a New Home
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- 588 days ago -
Sheba is a tigress who has been living for about nine years in a small cement enclosure at a campground in Arkansas. She was brought there as a cub by an owner who kept her there because he did not have a proper enclosure on his farm.
Kids in India Come Together to Save Tigers! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, rally, tigers, protection, wildlife )

- 590 days ago -
Those who weren't dressed in school uniforms sported tiger T-shirts that proclaimed "LEAVE ME ALONE" in bold type. Photographer Steve Winter and I jumped out of the car: We'd come to film this rally. Kids with painted tiger faces roared at us as we
Illegal Tiger Trade: Why Tigers Are Walking Gold! VIDEO!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, illegal wildlife trade, environment, protection, wildlife )

- 591 days ago -
Tigers are walking gold, worth a fortune on the black market. The demand is huge and prices continue to skyrocket. The cats are being slaughtered across India and their entire range, mostly for their bones and their magnificent pelts.
Maharashtra Govt Approves Sixth Tiger Reserve in State
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- 592 days ago -
The state government played a wild card yesterday to satisfy nature lovers, as it gave its approval for the Bor tiger reserve, the sixth such project in the state.
New TV Campaign Aims to Save Vietnam's Wild Tigers
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- 592 days ago -
Conservationists in Vietnam have launched a new public service announcement aimed at tackling the use of tiger paste as an impressive gift. While the move has been widely welcomed, some say it is already too late for the country's last wild tigers.
Tiger Cubs, Other Endangered Species Seized in Wildlife Trafficking Haul
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- 592 days ago -
Thai police said Thursday they have seized five wild tiger cubs along with hundreds of other animals being smuggled to neighbouring Laos, for apparent onward sale in Vietnam or China as delicacies.
Rescuing Backyard Tigers
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers )

- 593 days ago -
Significantly more tigers are in U.S captivity than are left in the wild. In fact, as many as 10,000 tigers, lions and other endangered big cats are privately owned in the United States
Wild Tigers Campaign Will Go Global
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, tigers )

- 595 days ago -
A CONSERVATIONIST who has launched his own campaign to save the tiger is preparing to take his fight global.
UPDATE : Officials Say Crippled Amur Tiger Killed By Cancer
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, wildlife )

- 595 days ago -
"An autopsy revealed cancer of the kidneys and renal glands. Vets believe that this is what caused the tiger's back legs to become paralyzed, and what led to his death," a representative of the state-run Tiger wildlife agency told RIA Novosti.
Tiger Crippled After Hunt on Boar Dies in Russian Far East
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, tigers )

- 596 days ago -
A tiger believed to have sustained a spinal cord injury when hunting a boar has died in Russia's Far East, a spokesman for the tiger special inspection said Sunday.

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