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Efforts to Save Tiger Have 'Failed Miserably': CITES


World  (tags: CITES, UN wildlife trade body, tigers, extinction, protection failing, tragedy, reports, worldwide demise )

Simone
- 3326 days ago - google.com
Thirty-five years of efforts to save tigers in the wild have been "failed miserably" and the great cat is walking ever closer to extinction, the head of the UN's wildlife trade body warned on Monday. "If we use tiger numbers as a performance



   

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Tekla Drakfrende (82)
Monday March 15, 2010, 9:43 am
i still have hope!
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 15, 2010, 5:57 pm
Lets hope that wecan save them before it's to late.
 

Frank Pickens (126)
Monday March 15, 2010, 6:36 pm
You have to hope. Even if they pass new restrictions they still have to enforce them and stop poaching. The Tiger is my favorite Animals and I will never lose hope for the big guy.
 

Yulan Lawson (156)
Monday March 15, 2010, 7:47 pm
Noted for you. Major bummer. We'll have to keep trying.
 

pam w (139)
Monday March 15, 2010, 7:59 pm
Another good reason for maintaining a gene pool in accredited zoos...so that, if things ever change in what's left of "the wild," a small, diverse group of animals will survive.

Zoos are the equivalent of that mythological ARK.
 

Kylie W. (0)
Monday March 15, 2010, 10:01 pm
Still have hope for them to pull through...and to get help
 

clare h (38)
Tuesday March 16, 2010, 2:03 am
Like everyone else here I still have hope. Without hope what do we have?
 
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