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Jana Gana Mana is India's national anthem written in Sanskritized Bengali by the poet Rabindranath Tagore (Nobel Prize Winner)Hyderabad, Nov 25, 2013 - (ACN Newswire)
Wildlife Crime Scorecard Grades 23 Asian and African Countries but US still has Major Role to Play Washington, D.C.
Endangered tiger blog ‘a Tiger Journal.com’ has posted the second part of its four part interview series with Keshav Varma,
Endangered Tiger blog 'a Tiger Journal.com' will begin a four part interview series with Keshav
According to the Global Tiger Initiative (GTI), tiger experts from all 13 tiger range countries, and from around the world, met in Delhi to determine the success of efforts to double the population
Three of the world's subspecies of tigers are now extinct. A new study found that the Sumatran tiger subspecies is nearing extinction as a result of human activities, particularly the conversion of natural forests into forestry and agricultural plantations, leading to habitat loss.
“Bills such as S3061, sponsored by Senator Raymond Lesniak, are unnecessary,” says Feline Conservation Federation executive director Lynn Culver.
The Bengal is a hybrid breed of cat bred to have the markings of a wildcat but the temperament of a housecat. The Bengal is reminiscent of and named after the Asian Leopard Cat (Prionailurus bengalensis); the Bengal Tiger species is completely unrelated. It is a medium sized cat weighing around 8-10 lb for females and 15 lb for males. They are a hybrid breed developed through a program of crossbreeding domestic cats with Asian Leopard Cats over several generations. The first three...
The liger, is a hybrid cross between a male panthera leo (lion), and a female panthera tigris (Tiger) and is denoted scientifically as panthera leo x panthera tigris. A liger resembles a giant lion with diffused stripes. They are the largest cats in the world, although the Siberian Tiger is the largest pure breed. Like tigers, ligers enjoy swimming. The offspring of a male tiger and a female lion is called a tigon. Under exceptional circumstances it has been known for a tiger to be forced...
The amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Siberian, Korean, Manchurian, or North China Tiger, it is the largest natural animal in the feline family Felidae. The amur tiger is critically endangered. In the early 1900s, it lived throughout the Korean Peninsula, northeastern Mongolia, southeastern Russia, and northeastern China. Today, it has virtually disappeared from South Korea and is largely confined to a very small part of...
The Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) is found only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The wild population is estimated at between 400 and 500 animals, occurring predominantly in the island's national parks. Recent genetic testing has revealed the presence of unique genetic markers. They indicate that it may develop into a separate species, if it is not made extinct. This has led to suggestions that the Sumatran Tiger should have greater priority for conservation than any other...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).