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Tiger Tourism: Can Travel Help Save These Big Cats?


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers, tourism )

Cher
- 668 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
Tigers are one of the most charismatic and beautiful animals on earth. They are the world's largest cat and can live across a wide range of habitats, from mountains to coastal wetlands. Most of the world's tigers live in India within the borders of a



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Comments

deb s. (145)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 6:40 am
I sure hope so it's all about the tiger and saving his species
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 10:27 am
Surely a compromised can be reached; why is it always about money? Sorry, stupid question.
 

michelle t. (41)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 12:39 pm
All most humans care about is money and not the welfare of these poor animals
 

Christeen Anderson (552)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 1:44 pm
They need freedom to roam. Thank you.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:52 pm
I am not so sure wherever there is tourism everything gets spoilt and money and show takes over

Noted thanks
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 2:56 pm
While I agree with Carol D, I'm not sure there are any more promising alternatives.
 

Ruth S. (298)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:22 pm
Animals paying the price for human greed!
 

Barbara D. (79)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 3:37 pm
This is another idea that will go terribly wrong.........
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday February 24, 2013, 4:39 pm
Leave the big cats alone!
 

Danuta Watola (1217)
Monday February 25, 2013, 4:45 am
Noted
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Monday February 25, 2013, 3:33 pm
Noted.'If real changes aren’t made to both improve tourism management and reduce poaching, tourism businesses and local communities will suffer alongside these charismatic animals'.
 

Fred Hoekstra (6548)
Wednesday February 27, 2013, 8:19 am
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Dianne D. (462)
Friday March 1, 2013, 10:15 am
I say to put the army's out to save the tigers and do away with the poachers. There are way to many people on this earth the way it is and let the army's take out those that are destroying our wildlife and environment.
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday March 5, 2013, 3:49 pm
noted with hope, thanks Cher
 
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