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International Tiger Day

4 monthes ago   |   By Minnesota Zoo

Few animals on earth are as captivating as the tiger. Their remarkably patterned coat and stealthy movements have caught our attention for decades. Unfortunately, as is often the case, too much human attention has meant catastrophe for global tiger populations. Tiger numbers have declined by more than 95% since the beginning of the 20th century. There are estimated to be less than 4,000 individuals alive in the wild. The illegal wildlife trade, human-wildlife conflict, habitat loss, and loss of prey have combined to push tigers to the brink of extinction. On this International Tiger Day...
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