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97% of the World's Tiger Population Lost in Just One Century! VIDEO!

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

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The video is intended to raise awareness of the dangers that the world's remaining tiger population faces.

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Kit B (276)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:00 am

I make a monthly donation to WWF. Thanks Cher.

As the World Wildlife Fund explains, it only took one century for the number of wild tigers to drop from roughly 100,000 to merely 3,200. Hunting and the destruction of their natural habitat are the main culprits.

Christeen A (368)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:02 am
We must continue our fight to save the remaining big cats. Thank you.

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 6:36 am
My internet is running too slow to watch - but I'll try again tomorrow. Thanks Cher. I feel for tigers, they are misunderstood creatures and so beautiful. Our world is shrinking and the loss of wildlife is tragic...tigers seem to get the worst of everything (perhaps because they are such big carnivores and will try to defend themselves against man). I wonder if anyone has done a graph - to show the number of tigers killed by man, and the number of men killed by tigers... I bet it looks really unbalanced - poor tigers!

Frances Darcy (133)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 7:27 am

Jav R (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 7:40 am

Ruth C (87)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 8:21 am
Never give up, the fight continues!

pam w (139)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:29 am
Yes...well, we can fight on SEVERAL fronts. And while preservation of habitat and safety from poaching are two of them, REALISTIC people will support captive breeding programs, too.

At least, when the habitat is gone...lost to coconut/palm oil and the animals are all poached.....there will still be genetic representatives alive in the event something changes.

Michela M (3964)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:46 am

The next on the list of EXTINCTION is

the Sumatran Tiger Species

some sorce say 400 or even 250 individuals are left!!!!!!!!!!!!

THANKS to the Palm Oil Industry destroying their Habitat!!!!!!!!

Julie E (405)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 9:58 am
So very sad... Way to close to 100% :( We continue to fight and NEVER give up!

Michela M (3964)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 10:44 am

Thanks!!! Posted in:  ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
in:  TIGERS: 72 Petitions +Click to Feed +Actions!! New!!
Please Join & Invite friends to Join
ORANGUTANS: Men of the Forest
together with Sumatran Tigers (Java & Bali Tigers already EXTINCT), Elephants, Rhinos, Clouded Leopards, Sun Bears, Wildlife, Biodiversity they face Extinction!! Only 300 Sumatran Tigers left on Earth!!! 300 Football Fields of Rainforests are CLEARED every hour in SE Asia to produce Palm Oil: a hidden, not labelled, unhealthy ingredient in the products we buy. We MUST do WHATEVER is possible to SAVE them all!!
AGAINST: Corporate Control, Deforestation, Illegal Logging, Global Warming, Pollution, CO2Emissions, Indigenous Peoples Displacement, Pet Trade, Bushmeat Trade, GMO Food, Vivisection, Bee-killing Pesticides… Also other Primates, as Chimpanzees, Gorillas, Gibbons, & Monkeys for Vivisection are dealt in this Group. Petitions/Info/Videos/Pics are here.
Please!! Join, Sign, Invite friends to Join!! Individually: we are one DROP, all together: we are an OCEAN!! ALL together we can make a difference!! Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world -Margaret Mead  Thanks!! Michela

Michela M (3964)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 10:45 am


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Thursday November 14, 2013, 11:29 am
I have been a long time donor to the WWF.

June Bostock (50)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 12:48 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Daniel Partlow (179)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 2:29 pm
This is appalling and unacceptable. We must do all we can to save them!

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 3:25 pm
It came mostly with the Victorian era from what i can see and it should have been banned then and travel just made it worse Its so sad now we are losing everything not only the tiger through greedy mankind

noted thanks

Elizabeth M (65)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 4:28 pm
100,000 to 3,200 in only a century. They must all be protected!!!
Thanks for sharing the video Cher.

Julia R (296)
Thursday November 14, 2013, 10:32 pm
This video is a very sad commentary on mankind and what we've done to these beautiful animals and what we are still continuing to do! We must stop before we kill them into extinction and what a terrible legacy we would leave behind! I made a donation to WWF and adopted a tiger! I hope that others will do the same.

Sherri G (128)
Friday November 15, 2013, 1:06 am
Thank You China for bring tigers to extinction. Noted TY Cher

Debra Tate (17)
Friday November 15, 2013, 6:06 am
Noted. Why must man destroy the beauty of this earth? May all those destroying these animal have a miserable and painful life and a very slow, painful, horrible death!

Sara P (57)
Friday November 15, 2013, 10:39 am
Sadly this is not a surprise for me..... :(

Judith C (159)
Friday November 15, 2013, 6:19 pm
Thank you Cher.
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