WWF (World Wildlife Fund / World Wide Fund for Nature) wants to

Protect tigers: Keep them out of American backyards

There are about 5,000 captive tigers in the US and most are owned privately as pets—not by zoos.

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Tigers don't belong in our backyards as pets.

The Urgent Issue of Captive Tigers | Projects | WWF

Most people are surprised to learn that there are an estimated 5,000 captive tigers in America. That’s more than all wild tigers across Asia. Almost 95 percent are privately owned, often by people not trained to care for animals in general, let alone tigers. Alarmingly, there is no accurate record or system to determine the actual number of tigers…Read More
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