15 May '11, 8pm

Tiger Cubs Caught on Camera by WWF (in Threatened Forest)

These are the cutest little guys (or girls). Have to love that WWF could set up a hidden camera there and get these candid, in-the-wild videos of these Sumatran tiger cubs. Of course, the reason it has to do so is not so uplifting. As is mentioned towards the end of the video, “This forest is under imminent threat of being cleared by the pulp and paper industry, despite being designated a ‘global priority Tiger Conservation Landscape’.” Here’s more from WWF : “Our team was thrilled to discover 47 tiger images in our camera traps, from which we identified six unique individuals,” said Karmila Parakkasi, who leads WWF’s tiger research team in Sumatra. “That was the highest number of tigers and tiger images obtained in the first month of sampling we’ve ever experienced. And then the results from the second month were even more impressive—not just one tiger family but two, wit...

Full article: http://planetsave.com/2011/05/12/tiger-cubs-caught-on-cam...

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care2.com 11 May '11, 1am

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 8pm

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green.blogs.nytimes.com 16 May '11, 6pm

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wwf.org.uk 10 May '11, 1pm

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treehugger.com 17 May '11, 3pm

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