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Survey Finds Dramatic Drop in Siberian Tiger Populations


Animals  (tags: siberian tigers, amur tigers, study, research, threatened, poaching, extinction )

Simone
- 3476 days ago - scientificamerican.com
Also known as Amur tigers, Siberians are the largest of the six living tiger species. After being hunted nearly to extinction early in the 20th century, the species received legal protection from the Soviet Union in 1947. At the time, there were as few



   

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Alicia V (181)
Tuesday December 8, 2009, 12:58 pm
To hunt these tigers is a major sin. Hopefully the'll be protected legally and let them live in peace. If we lose this beautiful animal as many other species would be the darkest that humankind could stand. GOOD LUCK BEAUTIFUL TIGER, MOTHER EARTH'S SHAMAN.
 

mary f (200)
Tuesday December 8, 2009, 4:05 pm
i hope something is done to save them
 

Mandi T (367)
Tuesday December 8, 2009, 5:08 pm
I'm not surprised with all the poaching. But makes me very worried and sad that they won't be around.
Tks Simone
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday December 8, 2009, 6:37 pm
Damn Poachers, so sad.
 
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