Believe it or not, this fearsome predator, revered by man for its power and beauty, is threatened with extinction. Apparently there are only about 3,200 tigers left in the entire world. Three subspecies are already extinct and the other six are all facing the same danger. Why? Poaching is one major factor and destruction of their habitat by deforestation is the other.
- How to hunt a species to extinction (theconversation.com)
- Goodbye Species, Hello Nothing. (ecofriendsmne.wordpress.com)
- Sumatran tigers may go extinct in 10 years (terradaily.com)
- Fighting extinction (abc.net.au)
- Extinction: just how bad is it and why should we care? (theconversation.com)