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Only 500 Tigers Left in the Wld

Offbeat  (tags: animals, tigers, declining, protection, wildlife )

- 1769 days ago -
The poaching of tigers in the jungles of the peninsula for their skins, bones and meat has resulted in a drastic population decline

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Kit B (276)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 7:30 am

We should be VERY concerned, this a big red flag about the health and Eco-balance of the planet. For the intellect that humans have they sure are not good at accepting facts that demand a change in behavior.

Frans Badenhorst (582)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:04 am
that is one very sad heading....

Christeen A (368)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:09 am
Quite sad. We must protect the tigers for future generations to enjoy. Thank you.

divergent r (309)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:32 am
my whole mission is gone ,,,,feel helpless to help them
this story has ruined the world for me....there ARE NO SUBSTITUTES
SO DEPRESSED NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:39 am
Thats terrible these beautiful creatures will be gone because of greedy thoughtless cruel humans Somebody should have started caring a long time ago Its getting too late now for a lot of these animals so more must be done by leaders working together to sort out the problems that are causing all these endangered animals to disappear Its strange to me if you have an historical building it becomes known as a listed building and woe betide anyone that tries to do anything to it Why are nt they doing the same for the endangered animals and woe betide anyone that touches them Does not make sense but then humans dont make any sense anymore

. (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 10:57 am
Thank goodness for organizations like the WWF that brings our awareness to the forefront.

Monica T (278)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:29 am
That is a really sad news.... We really must all we can to stop this species from being extinct! Thanks for posting, Cher...

Past Member (0)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:30 pm
Keep fighting, kids. That's all we can do and we can't just give up!

Bryna Pizzo (139)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 12:48 pm
This news just makes me cry! Thank you, Cher! Perhaps, if we help sound the warning, people will help to save them. I pray this is true! (n, p, t)

Jamie Clemons (282)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:26 pm
Poachers who kill tigers should be deboned and skinned alive.

Dianne D (490)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 1:29 pm
We have to do something. 500 isn't enough to keep a good strong gene pool going.

Birgit W (160)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 2:09 pm
Thank you.

Karen B (8)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:28 pm

lori c (29)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 4:49 pm

Kay M (347)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:09 pm
very sadly noted.

Arthur S (88)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 8:25 pm
noted with sorrow.

Sheila D (194)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 9:17 pm
Read and noted with much sadness. But also hope that WWF can turn around the villagers.

Sherri G (128)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:33 pm
500 tigers left in the wild does not constitute a balance. Are we just to stupid to survive by leaving nature's balance in balance? If so our species will not last. There were so many wonderful comments here. I sent stars. TY Cher Noted, Tweeted, and Cried.

cynthia l (207)
Thursday July 18, 2013, 11:40 pm
Heaven helps us. This made me cry like a baby. Please someone put an end to this insanity before tigers are extinct.

Barry AWAY T (933)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:24 am
It's sad but hardly a surprise. The increasingly toxic human race is continuing and accelerating it's assault on the planet, on our own home ... how absurd..

Years ago Joe Walsh sang:

"We are living on a dying planet,
we're killing everything that's alive,
and anyone who ties to deny it
wears a tie
and gets paid to lie.

So I wrote these songs for a dying planet
I'm sorry but I'm telling the truth
and for everybody trying to save it,
these songs are for you ..."

They call me the Bad News Bear for a reason (LOL). Nobody wants to hear bad news, even when it's the truth I guess ...

Sara P (57)
Friday July 19, 2013, 8:41 am
Unfortunately this is not a surprise for me, the human race is the most aggressive and destructive species in the world!

Ruth C (87)
Friday July 19, 2013, 9:02 am
I agree Sara.

Debra Tate (17)
Friday July 19, 2013, 11:04 am

Gvapo T (22)
Friday July 19, 2013, 11:38 am
sad sad sad...!!!
all we can do is to continue to fight!

Malgorzata Zmuda (198)
Friday July 19, 2013, 11:52 am
To bardzo przykra wiadomość.

Gloria p (304)
Friday July 19, 2013, 12:36 pm
Heartbreaking. I hope it just means 500 in the jungle and not throughout the world.

Julie E (405)
Friday July 19, 2013, 11:46 pm


Maria Papastamatiou (4)
Tuesday July 23, 2013, 9:56 am
Outrageous news!!!!!!

Michela M (3964)
Wednesday July 24, 2013, 4:05 pm

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Yvonne F (181)
Sunday July 28, 2013, 8:04 am
It is so tragic it is beyond words!!! This issue needs to come up on the global agenda and be stopped! Thanks Cher

Muriel Servaege (53)
Tuesday July 30, 2013, 3:23 pm
Outrageous, tragic, shameful, etc. etc. This has to be stopped. Now.
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