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Five things you can do today to help save the tiger

This week, as part of our Save the Tiger campaign, we at The Independent have tried .....

A Russian hunter at the Medved bear-hunting lodge in Siberia

Save the Tiger: Meet the hunters tasked with protecting Russia's rare Amur tiger

In an unusual move, wildlife charities have enlisted those who kill animals to help save them. Oliver Poole travels to Siberia to investigate
Clockwise from bottom left: John Barker, Becci May, Ramesh Thapa, Subedar Ali

Here are some of the wonderful people working to save tigers

As we consider the importance of protecting tigers in the wild, it is worth highlighting those pe.....

A tiger at India’s Ranthambore National Park where four new sanctuaries and a ‘tiger corridor’ have been approved to stem the animal’s decline

Tiger, tiger burning less brightly as numbers plummet

When William Blake wrote his famous poem there were probably more than 100,000 tigers in the wild. These days they probably number around 3,200. David Nussbaum on the battle to make sure that the largest of the big cats survives and thrives

The day America’s love of backyard tigers led to a horrific bloodbath

With only six per cent of the US population of these amazing big cats held in zoos, the Zanesville incident in 2011 was inevitable

The Xiongsen Bear and Tiger Mountain village is the largest tiger captivity centre, or ‘tiger farm’, in China

The animals bred for their bones on China’s tiger farms

Despite an international outcry, big cats are still being kept in captivity, malnourished. The purpose? To perform for paying audiences and then, when they are dead, their bodies to be used to fortify wine

A soon-to-be extinct Caspian tiger

Eight unfortunate facts about the extinction of the Caspian tiger

As part of our new campaign to Save the Tiger, here are eight facts about the tragic demise of th.....

The Sumatran tiger, endemic to the Indonesian island of Sumatra, is an endangered species

Save the tiger: Countries that don’t survey their tigers risk losing them

On International Tiger Day, the need to verify how many of these beasts still exist has never been more urgent

A Siberian Tiger

Save the tiger: Tiger, tiger, dying out - a majestic animal on its knees

To mark International Tiger Day, The Independent and the World Wildlife Fund are working together to highlight the dangers these iconic animals face

A Bengal tiger captured by a camera trap in Nepal

Save the tiger: The success of the Bengal tiger in Nepal shows you can make a difference

For a long time the number of tigers in Nepal was decreasing at an alarming rate. According to a .....

Save the tiger: 7 saddening facts about the extinction of Javan tigers

1. Javan tigers were slightly smaller than their mainland cousins but were renowned for their esp.....

Tiger skin seized from a smuggler by customs officers in Lhasa, Tibet

Save the tiger: Poaching facts

1. Poaching is one of the most immediate threats to wild tigers. In relentless demand, their part.....

A Bengal tiger captured by a camera trap in Nepal
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