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Health experts from Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo, Primorskaya State Agricultural Academy, and Moscow Zoo uncover how distemper may be affecting Siberian tigers.
Concealed cameras in the Bukit Tigapuluh forest recorded images of 12 rare tigers, prompting the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a conservation charity, to put pressure on the Indonesian government to stop loggers from clearing it.
New reports show India's tiger population increased for the first time in decades.
India is Home to More Than Half of the Worldâ€™s Remaining Wild Tigers Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 The Indian government will unveil new wild tiger population numbers at a major meeting of the 13 tiger range countries on Monday.
The Bay Areaâ€™s American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM), in partnership with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), is working to save the worldâ€™s endangered wild tigers and promote the sustainable use of medicinal species in traditional Chinese medicine. San Francisco, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 For nearly half a century the conservation efforts of the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) have been represented by a panda, also one of the best-known symbols of Chinese culture.
Scientists report that the effective population of the critically endangered Amur tiger is less than 14 animals.
New strategy for protecting core breeding sites, developing forest corridors and providing benefits to local communities.
A Siberian Tiger offered to Iran last year in a swap deal with Russia has died from an illness which, according to one official, it contracted before it came to Tehran, reports said on Monday.
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...
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