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2015-03-31 16:24:44

Conservation project will protect over 200,000 acres of rainforest habitat in Indonesia for Sumatran Tigers, Orangutans and Elephants WARRENTON, Va., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

2015-03-20 12:26:02

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2015-03-19 15:25:19

A novel way of keeping track of the world’s endangered tiger population has been launched by UK developers, who are asking iPad users to "tag" tigers as part of an online game. This will help researchers with counting and tracking the animals.

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2015-01-21 13:34:28

In rare (but welcome) conservation news, officials in New Delhi have announced a 30 percent rise in tiger population over the past four years. Huzzah!

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2014-12-16 16:51:41

Last week, an oil tanker collided with another vessel and partially sank in the Shela river region of the Sundarbans. Scientists now fear for the species in the area.

2014-10-24 23:06:15

Aveneesh Mathur devises a robot to monitor and save the vanishing tigers Nagpur, Maharashtra (PRWEB) October 24, 2014 Aveneesh Mathur, a Computer Science

2014-09-30 12:27:38

--Tiger Group and GA Global Partners offer assets formerly owned by Todd-Soundelux BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By order of the U.S.

2014-09-25 23:08:27

Speed of sharing footage, simplicity of reviewing footage from anywhere aids in the quick and efficient post-production of the show. Boston and London (PRWEB)

2014-06-23 12:31:15

--Up to 600 jobs planned as previously scheduled auction of Quantum Foods' assets is cancelled BOLINGBROOK, Ill., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The equipment and inventory formerly

2014-06-11 00:20:32

New report reveals how Japan's imports of Chinese wood products fuel illegal logging in Russia's eastern forests TOKYO, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Significant quantities of illegal


Latest Tiger Reference Libraries

Sri Lankan Leopard, Panthera pardus kotiya
2012-12-10 12:05:00

The Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) is a subspecies of the leopard that is native to Sri Lanka. The range of this subspecies is highly fragmented, but in some areas, it does occur in high numbers. It prefers many types of habitats including rainforests, arid scrublands, evergreen monsoon forests, upper and lowland forests, and damp forests. The Sri Lankan leopard differs in size depending upon sex. Males can reach and average body length of about our feet with an average weight...

Panthera leo spelaea
2012-11-16 15:34:04

Commonly known as the Eurasian cave lion or the European cave lion, Panthera leo spelaea is an extinct subspecies of lion. It is thought to have lived during the Pleistocene epoch, and may have lived in the Balkans in southeastern Europe until 2,000 years ago. The range of this cave lion would have included northwestern North America, Asia, and areas of Europe and would have extended from Germany, Spain, and Great Britain to the Yukon Territory. Its range also extended from Turkistan to...

Ussuri Brown Bear, Ursus arctos lasiotus
2012-04-27 19:17:52

The Ussuri brown bear, sometimes called the black grizzly, can be found in many regions including the Korean Peninsula, Kunashiri Islands, northeastern China, Sakhalin, and the Shantar Islands, among other places. It is a subspecies of the brown bear. The Usurri brown bear is thought to be an ancestor of the North American brown bear, and may have traveled to its current locations from Alaska 13,000 years ago. This bear has many similarities to the Kamchatka brown bear, but its differences...

American Lion, Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox
2012-04-26 06:05:05

The American lion (Panthera leo atrox or P. atrox) is also known as the North American lion, American cave lion, or Naegele’s giant jaguar. It is an extinct species that was native to North America and the northwestern parts of South America during the Pleistocene era. It lived up to eleven thousand years ago. During the last interglacial period in North America (the Sangamonian Stage), the American lion’s range included the Americas south of Alaska. The earliest fossils of these big cats...

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2007-12-14 06:54:44

The Toyger is a cross between a striped domestic shorthaired cat and a standard Bengal tabby. Breeding began in the 1980s but only in 2007 was the Toyger allowed into full championship status. The breed was created by Judy Sudgen to inspire people to care about tiger conservation in the wild. The current version of the Toyger remains far from a tiger in appearance; however the striations and coloring are largely developed. By 2010 breeders hope to have achieved rounded ears and a wider nose...

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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'