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Nepal sees tiger population go up by 63% since 2009

This article makes it very apparent that we are losing more species than ever before. Reports have suggested that populations have halved in just 40 years. Later they provide in the article efforts of conservation species.

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India's tiger population sees 30% increase

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5 best places in India to spot tigers

July 29 is International Tiger Day; here are five places in India where you can spot the big cat. India’s national animal is also an endangered one. The good news, of course, is that the number of tigers is on the increase. India is home to most of the tiger population and with concerted efforts by the government as well as some great work by the NGOs, the numbers have gone up considerably. Just ten years ago, in 2006, the tiger population in India was just 1,411. Cut to 2014 when the…

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The Amur, or Siberian, tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is the largest big cat in the world, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds). Unlike the other tiger subspecies, which are jungle-dwellers, the Amur tiger lives in the birch forests of Russia’s frigid and snowy Far East, and formerly inhabited the colder regions of China and Korea. In fact, the animal thrives in winter temperatures that often drop to -50 degrees fahrenheit (-45 celsius). Due to relentless hunting, Russia’s tiger…

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Amazing close up of tiger in the wild. endangered-tigers-140102-06-steve-winter-670x440.jpg (670×447)

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