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12 04, 2016

Tiger Numbers on the Rise!

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After a century of constant decline, global wild tiger populations are on the rise! According to the most recent data, around 3,890 tigers now exist in the wild—up from an estimated 3,200 in 2010. We can attribute this updated minimum number—compiled from national tiger surveys—to rising tiger populations in India, Russia, Nepal, and Bhutan; improved [...]

5 04, 2016

USDA Cracks Down on Tiger Cub Abuse

By |2016-04-05T10:15:48+00:00April 5, 2016|Categories: , , |Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

In response to a 2012 legal petition filed by The Humane Society of the United States, World Wildlife Fund, Detroit Zoological Society, International Fund for Animal Welfare, Born Free USA, Big Cat Rescue, Fund for Animals and Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries, the U.S. Department of Agriculture issued guidance making clear that exhibitors violate the [...]