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Deforestation in Sumatra Carves Up Tiger Habitats Into Ever Smaller Patches
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Cher
- 5 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Twelve years of deforestation in Sumatra have broken the habitats of its native big cat into smaller fragments, a new study says.
Instagram to Carry Abuse Warning for Koala and Tiger Selfies
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Cher
- 5 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A grinning selfie with an exotic wild animal has become a rite of passage for many travellers, with tens of thousands posted across social media every year.
Inbreeding Threatens Tigers of Ranthambhore?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, tigers )

Cher
- 6 days ago - dnaindia.com
Logic dictates that when the gene pool shrinks, extinction of a specie becomes imminent. However there is a surprise hidden in Ranthambhore tigers too. They seem to be unperturbed, even through they are genetically isolated.
Migrant Tigers Find Safety in Telangana
Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 6 days ago - thehindu.com
Big cats often enter the State owing to overcrowding in Maharashtra sanctuary
India's Tiger Population Has Increased By 1300% Since It Was Declared National Animal 44 Years Ago
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Cher
- 6 days ago - indiatimes.com
It has been 44 years since India got its national animal, the bengal tiger. It was a part of Project Tiger an initiative launched by the then minister Karan Singh on April 1st that year to check the dwindling population of tigers in India.
Sumatran Tigers Clinging to Survival Due to Deforestation
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, protection, environment, deforestation )

Cher
- 4 days ago - thelondoneconomic.com
A research expedition tracked the endangered tigers through the Sumatran jungles for a year and found they are clinging to survival in low density populations.
International Cheetah Day: 5 Facts About These Big Cats
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Cher
- 1 day ago - parade.com
Sleek, speedy and sassy, you can find cheetahs prowling the grasslands and bushy areas of Africa of the Middle East. But the big cat is in big danger: Only 7,100 remain in the wild, with numbers continuing to decline due to habitat loss and poaching.
Long Term Plan to Increase Number of Tigers and Leopards in State
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Cher
- 5 days ago - centralchronicle.com
Tigers to be kept in Kuno-Palpur sanctuary; CM Chouhan gives directions at State Wildlife Board meeting
Pregnant Stray Cat Comes Running When A Woman Responds to Her Cry
Offbeat  (tags: pregnant cat, cry, adorable kittens!! )

Barb
- 4 days ago - lovemeow.com
A long-haired kitty was wandering the streets in Montreal, meowing and looking for some help. When a woman responded to her cry, she ran right up to her. Meet Katnyss!
How a Rescue Center in Indiana Cares for Big Cats
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, tigers, big cats )

Cher
- 1 day ago - cbsnews.com
Joe Taft has been rescuing big cats for 26 years. He's been caring for some tigers since they were born.
Cat Lost His Library Privileges on Campus But Gains Thousands of Supporters Over the Internet
Offbeat  (tags: library cat, library privileges, awesome-pawsome kitty, pics )

Barb
- 6 days ago - lovemeow.com
A campus cat lost his library privileges but gained quite the internet fame. Meet Max the cat!
 

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