Category: Extinction

Reclassifying remaining 4,000 tigers in world could help save them from extinction, research says

Preserving their genetic diversity will require making sure all six remaining subspecies are taken into account, according to author of research  Fewer than 4,000 tigers remain in the wild, but now new research aims to give conservationists an improved understanding of

How deforestation and poaching is pushing Sumatran tigers to the brink of extinction

With fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, the recent death of a pregnant tiger and two unborn cubs in a poacher’s snare was particularly devastating. Villagers in a remote area of Sumatra’s Riau