29 Jul '11, 5pm

Tigers, Cubs, and Conservation Oh My! Celebrate Global Tiger Day:

Tigers, Cubs, and Conservation Oh My! Celebrate Global Tiger Day:

Photo credit: law_keven /Creative Commons Last year was declared the "Year of the Tiger ," and though the global population still hovers below 3,500 individuals in the wild—making it one of the most critically endangered animals on the planet—some advances were made to protecting the much-loved species. At the end of the year, 13 nations with natural tiger habitat pledged to work together to double populations by 2022 . So far, however, this year has been characterized by setbacks. In Nepal, the first translocated tiger was found dead . Earlier this month, one of the 400 tigers surviving on the Indonesian island of Sumutra was caught in a snare and eventually died of its injuries. Still, there are several small victories to celebrate today, on Global Tiger Day . Photo credit: Esparta /Creative Commons Most significant is an announcement from conservation officials in India...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/07/tigers-cubs-and-c...

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