For the First Time in a Century, Tiger Numbers on the Rise

Apr 12, 2016 at 4:18 pm |

Good News for the Beautiful Beast

Popularly topping polls of people’s favorite animal, tigers are some of the world’s largest cat species, but their natural habitat across Asia, including some of the most populated areas of the planet, have led to significant problems with humans in the past.

Between hunting, habitat destruction, and habitat fragmentation, all six subspecies of tigers are classified as endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and despite being one of the most recognizable and popular animals on the planet, their numbers have significantly dwindled over the past century alone.

Now, finally, there is some great news for the world tiger population.

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Here’s what the World Wildlife Fund had to say…

“This is a pivotal step in the recovery of one of the world’s most endangered and iconic species.”