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2010-01-20 08:25:00

The World Wildlife Fund has released a statement saying that they estimate China's wild tiger population is down to just 50 as the species faces extinction due to loss of habitat and poaching.

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2009-11-24 13:28:30

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today a report revealing that the last remaining population of Siberian tigers has likely declined significantly due to the rising tide of poaching and habitat loss.

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2009-11-05 10:33:40

Malaysia's deputy premier has revealed plans to increase the population of the rare Malayan Tiger by supervising and protecting the wild cat in its natural environment.

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2009-11-01 06:50:00

Next year is the ‘Year of the Tiger’ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.

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2009-10-19 10:00:00

A shocking decline in the Russian Federation's wild tiger population highlights the importance of eliminating trade in and demand for tiger parts, the International Tiger Coalition (ITC) said Oct 17.

2009-09-16 09:47:00

MOSCOW, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, a 14 month-old tiger was successfully released to the wild.

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2009-07-27 15:20:00

The first ever overall nation-wide estimate of the tiger population brought a positive ray of hope among conservationists.

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2009-07-20 13:00:58

An environmental group said in a statement received Monday that the police in Vietnam, where only about 50 of the animals remain, have seized a frozen young tiger and several kilograms of tiger bones.

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2009-07-16 12:55:00

A conservation coalition warned Wednesday that Malaysia is losing the battle to save its dwindling population of wild tigers.

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2009-07-06 05:55:00

When two tigers made their way into a southeastern Bangladesh village, forest officials knew they had to act quickly to save the tigers’ lives.


Latest Tigers Reference Libraries

Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

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2007-07-16 16:24:33

The Bali Tiger (Panthera tigris balica), also called the Balinese Tiger, is an extinct species of tiger found only on the small Indonesian island of Bali. The tiger was one of three sub-species of tiger found in Indonesia along with the Javan tiger (also extinct) and Sumatran tiger (severely endangered). The Bali Tiger was the smallest of the species and weighed about 198 - 221 pounds. Females were smaller at 143 - 176 pounds. The male was about 7.5 feet long and the female 6.5 feet long....

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2007-01-19 19:10:49

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...

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2007-01-19 15:16:10

The South China Tiger or South Chinese Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis), also known as the Amoy or Xiamen tiger, is a subspecies of tiger native to the forests of Southern China. The South China tiger is the second smallest and most critically endangered tiger. Some experts maintain that there are approximately 20 to 30 of these tigers left in the wild. It is likely that they are extinct in the wild as there have been no confirmed sightings for 20 years. A total of 47 South China tigers...

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2007-01-19 15:00:55

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...

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