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Kids in India Come Together to Save Tigers! VIDEO!


Offbeat  (tags: animals, children, rally, tigers, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 243 days ago - newswatch.nationalgeographic.com
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



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DSimplyAnnoying O. (191)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 8:24 pm
Bittu Sahgal has a wonderful idea to have young people become advocates for the Tigers!
 

pam w. (191)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 8:44 pm
WOW! As a 20+ year zoo educator.....this just hits me where I work! We've got to reach the children!

Thanks, Cher....you can bet this will be all around the zoo by tomorrow.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Saturday February 22, 2014, 9:33 pm
Noted excellent..thanks Cher!
 

No Mails H. (176)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 12:45 am
Thanks!
 

Tanya W. (53)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 1:31 am
Wonderful thanks.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 3:10 am
Thanks Cher.
 

Anette S. (24)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 10:15 am
noted - great idea
 

Barbara K. (83)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 10:59 am
Great story and great pics, my friend. So glad to see the kids get active in protecting the tigers.
Thanks, my friend.
 

Rhonda B. (100)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 1:31 pm
Great story.
 

Elizabeth M. (67)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 3:12 pm
Sahgal notes that 1,200 teachers are part of what he calls ‘Teachers for Tigers’. “So we have teachers on our side, we have kids on our side, we have parents on our side, we have the media on our side,” he said. “All we need now is to get a few politicians on our side so that they don’t destroy these forests before the kids take over the steering wheel.”He has drawn the interest of kids who want to save Indias iconic tiger.
This is terrific!!! Thanks for sharing Cher.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Sunday February 23, 2014, 4:40 pm
Bravo kids!
 

Sara P. (60)
Monday February 24, 2014, 10:20 am
Oh sweet babies! In the meantime their fathers continue the hunting.......
 

Ana R (220)
Tuesday February 25, 2014, 3:04 am
You cannot currently send a star to Cher because you have done so within the last hour.
noted with hope & thanks
 
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