Tigers in South Africa are being intensively farmed for commercial trade.
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Tigers exist in South Africa because they’re being intensively farmed for commercial trade in live individuals or their body parts.
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India’s last cheetah was killed 70 years ago. Should the country import a different subspecies from Namibia?
A tiger’s vertical stripes help it blend in with trees and grasses in its homelands in Asia.
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How do tigers – a top predator – successfully hunt their prey when they have bright orange fur? The secret’s in their stripes!
Pandas have done more to raise awareness of biodiversity loss than any other species. But they may not be good at stopping it themselves.
A four-year-old female Malayan tiger has tested positive for COVID-19, with six other tigers and lions showing symptoms. It’s the first known case of a ‘wild’ animal catching the disease.
Around 1,000 tigers are kept at this facility in China.
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New report reveals big cats are kept in awful conditions. But the link to poaching in the wild is not clear cut.
A tigress in the Indian state of Maharashtra, where Avni also lived and died.
Sightings of big cats in India’s backyards are only set to grow as climate change breaks down the boundaries between humans and animals.
Tigers have whisker hairs even on their front legs and chin!
Whiskers are not just ordinary hairs. They are thicker and go deeper into the tiger’s skin and send messages to its brain about what is happening in the world around it.
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The slaughtered tigers were not bred in zoos, yet their story should put captive breeding in general into question.
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Distinct subspecies means each type of tiger is specially adapted to its environment.
The Sumatran tiger is the only surviving member of the Sunda Islands group of tigers.
This study gives science-based recommendations where exactly the investment for conservation should go.
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Animal welfare depends on quality of territory not quantity.
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A police raid on the popular tourist attraction has found 40 frozen tiger carcasses.
Sumatra’s tigers are among the species that will benefit from a new land-clearing moratorium in Leuser’s forests.
The Leuser ecosystem in northern Sumatra is home to some of the world’s rarest and best-loved animals. Thanks to a new government moratorium on land clearing, conservationists have enjoyed a big win.
Capturing our attention … but at what cost?
We need to spend more time investigating nature’s ‘ordinary Joe’s’.
Black rhino cow and calf, southern Africa.
Next time you plan a holiday you can rest assured that wildlife sightseeing can help some threatened species.
Did someone say Frosties?
It is one of the most controversial questions in nature. Now a group of British researchers have shed light on the answer.
The lion bone trade in South Africa is on the rise.
Making tiger trade illegal has had unintended consequences on lions. The problem has escalated over the last few years.
A cat, but not a lynx.
A big cat is apparently lurking in the countryside near Disneyland, Paris. After reports of a tiger on the loose, 200 police and military officers backed up by a helicopter, and a special “wolfcatcher…
The Amur tiger, like its cousin the Amur leopard, is among the world’s rarest cats.
The Amur tiger (Panthera tigris ssp. altaica), also known as the Siberian Tiger, is among the world’s rarest and most endangered cat species. The largest and northernmost tiger, it is believed only around…