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Jack  Redding
Jack Redding Campaign leader

Explain why the article matters Explains tiger activity, the rapid decline in population and extinction of certain tiger subspecies

Bengal Tiger, Bengal Tiger Pictures, Bengal Tiger Facts - National Geographic

National Geographic
Tigers are the largest members of the cat family and are renowned for their power and strength. There were eight tiger subspecies at one time, but three became extinct during the 20th century. Over the last 100 years, hunting and forest destruction have reduced tiger populations from hundreds of thousands of animals to perhaps fewer than 2,500.…Read More
Jack  Redding
Jack Redding Campaign leader

This article shows that tigers really are in trouble and that there are also natural diseases and things that are killing them off.

For Tiger Populations, a New Threat

Craig Kasnoff
10 November 2014 | Wildlife Conservation Society News Release NEW YORK — Along with the pressures of habitat loss, poaching and depletion of prey species, a new threat to tiger populations in the wild has surfaced in the form of disease, specifically, canine distemper virus (CDV). According to a new study from the Wildlife Conservation Society…Read More
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