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Basic Facts About Tigers

The tiger is the largest member of the felid (cat) family. They sport long, thick reddish coats with white bellies and white and black tails. Their …

More tigers poached in India so far this year than in 2015

Conservationists say census figures are ‘worrying’ and cast doubts on the country’s anti-poaching efforts<p>More tigers have been killed in India already this year than in the whole of 2015, a census showed Friday, raising doubts about the country’s anti-poaching efforts.<p>The Wildlife Protection …

Why Do People Hunt Tigers?

Tigers are killed for body parts used in traditional medicines. The biggest threat facing Amur tigers is habitat loss due to logging. As they lose …

Save the tiger: Poaching facts

1. Poaching is one of the most immediate threats to wild tigers. In relentless demand, their parts are used for traditional medicine, folk remedies, …

Poaching of Big Cats

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1,000 Tigers Killed in Last 10 Years for Skins, Parts

<i>Photo: Traffic International</i><b><br>That's roughly 20% of all tigers</b><br>The black market trade in big cat parts leaves 100 critically endangered tigers dead …

Tiger Poaching

<b>Warning!</b> This post will contain graphic imagery of tiger poaching.<p>On that depressing note, let us discuss the greatest threat to wild tiger …

On Beyond Bengals . . .

So, you now know a whole lot about Bengal tigers. Let’s talk a little bit about the other five subspecies in the world. The first thing you should …

The 6 Most Endangered Feline Species

Poaching, habitat loss, inbreeding and hybridization. These are just a few of the threats faced by many wild feline species around the globe. Here …

Wildlife

Illegal Tiger Trade: Why Tigers Are Walking Gold

Changing Planet<p><i>Talking Tigers: Part 2 of a 12-part series</i><p><b>In December 2013 at the Tadoba Tiger Reserve in India, we finally got the word: Three confiscated steel-jawed poacher’s traps would be brought to the Forest Department office at one o’clock, and we’d been granted permission to film them. We</b> …

Big Cat Threats

<b>WHAT ARE THE BIG CAT THREATS?</b><p>Around the world, the main threats to big cats are as a result of human activities. Roughly 80 percent of the 40 wild …

Leopard Profile

The leopard is one of five existing species in the <i>Panthera</i>, “big cat,” genus which also includes the lion, jaguar, tiger, and snow leopard. Leopards …

Tiger Poaching Statistics

India and many Asian nations have a relationship with the tiger going back hundreds, perhaps thousands, of years. However recent interest in …

Illegal tiger trade 'killing 100 big cats each year'

<b>The illegal trade in tiger parts has led to more than 1,000 wild tigers being killed over the past decade, a report suggests.</b><p>Traffic International, a wildlife trade monitoring network, found that skins, bones and claws were among the most common items seized by officials.<p>The trade continues …

Two Hundred Tigers Killed by Poachers

Nearly 200 tigers were killed by poachers in and around various forest reserves in the country, in the last 12 years, news that points out the danger …