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Tigers On The Beach

(WILDLIFE/TIGERS/ANIMAL VIDEOS) These swimming tigers are an amazing sight. Fortunately, after a century of decline, tiger numbers are finally on the rise. But still, fewer than 4,000 tigers remain in the wild, and much more work is needed to protect this species that’s still vulnerable to extinction. Click here for ways to take action. -- Global Animal

Incredible Drone Footage Of Tigers In The Wild

(AMAZING ANIMAL VIDEOS/TIGERS/WILDLIFE) This magnificent drone footage, shot by Canadian producer and director David Etienne Durivage, captures an up-close study of wild tigers frolicking in the snow. Just watch as they chase the drone around like a couple of cuddly house cats! -- Global Animal

International Tiger Day: Saving Tigers In Crisis

(TIGERS/WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) Today, July 29 marks International Tiger Day, a day dedicated to raising awareness for tiger conservation. However, considering the world has lost approximately 97 percent of all wild tigers in just over 100 years, every day should be Tiger Day! -- Global Animal

Rescued Tigers Swim For The First Time

(TIGERS/CUTE ANIMAL VIDEO/WILDLIFE) In the video above, International Fund For Animal Welfare (IFAW) member Kelly Donithan visits tigers Carli and Lily at Safe Haven Rescue Zoo in Nevada. Watch as these two feel what it's like to swim for the very first time! -- Global Animal

India’s Tigers Make Roaring Comeback

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION/ENDANGERED SPECIES) INDIA -- Poaching has proven to be the biggest factor impacting tiger populations over the years. However, India’s National Tiger Conservation Authority recently released information regarding the latest tiger numbers. Fortunately for the nation's wild tigers, there was a surge in their population last year. The survey displayed that the number of individual tigers increased from 1,706 individuals in 2010 to 2,226 in 2014. -- Global Animal

Dog Virus A Catastrophe For India’s Tigers

(TIGERS/ENDANGERED SPECIES) INDIA — Poaching and human encroachment aren't the only threats to India's tiger population. Now, conservationists must also account for canine distemper virus. The virus killed at least four tigers throughout Northern and Eastern India in the past year, with the latest fatality occurring just last month at the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve. While dogs can recover from the disease, other animals including tigers, lions, and leopards cannot. Read below for more on canine distemper virus and its danger to India's big cats. — Global Animal

The Wolf Of Wall Street Howls For Tigers

(TIGERS/ACTIVISM) Celebrity environmentalist Leonardo DiCaprio is taking a a break from filming Martin Scorcese's The Wolf of Wall Street to get back to helping the environment. The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation granted $3 Million to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) with the intention of doubling the number of tigers in Nepal by 2022. Donations from the Titanic star's organization have previously helped the country's Terai's Bardia National Park grow from 18 tiger to 50. Read on to find out how both organizations are working to make a better future for Nepal's tigers. – Global Animal

Tigers Triumph In Sunderban Study

(WILDLIFE CONSERVATION) A new research project is assisting with the conservation of the majestic Bengal tiger. The camera trap study, initiated by the WWF-India and West Bengal Forest Department, has helped determine the number of tigers living in the Sunderban Reserve. This analysis allows the tiger reserve to take stricter action against poaching and hunting, which is a major threat to the endangered species. Read on for more on the camera trap study and the effects the research has on the tiger population. — Global Animal

India Fights For Tigers As Only 3,000 Remain In The Wild

(WILDLIFE) India's Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary has created a special new protected area for tigers. India has the second largest tiger population in the world, and this will be their 42nd tiger reserve. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, tiger numbers have dropped by about 95 percent in the last century, and there are only about 3,000 tigers left in the wild. There are more tigers in captivity in the United States than there are in their natural habitat, therefore protective measures for these majestic cats are vital. Read on to find out more about the new sanctuary. — Global Animal

Tigers Rebound In Asia

(TIGERS) Earlier this week, the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced significant progress for tigers in three key landscapes across the big cat's range due to better law enforcement, protection of additional habitat, and strong government partnerships. This is a much-needed success for tigers worldwide as the numbers continue to hover at all-time lows. It is estimated that only 3,200 tigers exist in the wild, but every new victory for tigers ensures hope for the continuation of this beautiful big cat. Read on to learn more about this grand victory. — Global Animal

Hope For Tigers?

(TIGERS) In the past ten years, the number of tigers living in the wild has decreased from 10,000 to an estimated 3,000. Duke University student Blake Bohlig warns that tigers are quickly approaching extinction despite conservation efforts and urges humans to "step it up." With deforestation and poaching being the two main causes of the decline, Bohlig offers a seemingly simple solution to pay individuals to protect tigers rather than poach them in a means of supporting their families. Read on to learn more about her suggested solution and offer your thoughts in our comments section below. — Global Animal

New Dam Threatens Thailand’s Tigers

(TIGERS) THAILAND — A proposed dam in Thailand would flood almost eight miles of a national park where conservationists have been working to increase the wild tiger population. With fewer than 3,200 tigers remaining in the wild and only 300 in Thailand, it would be a shame to see them suffer more casualties at the hands of humans. Experts say the dam will literally wash away years of conservation efforts. Read on for more information on the Mae Wong dam. — Global Animal 

Four Tigers Butchered To Be Decorations (TAKE ACTION)

(EXOTIC ANIMAL SMUGGLING) THAILAND — Four tigers were slaughtered recently for their skins, skulls, and bones for alleged interior decorating projects, and the parts were confiscated en route to China by Thai postal customs in Bangkok. These murders were committed by an unknown gang trafficking group, and they still remain unpunished. The inhumane practice of poaching wild tigers is aiding to their vastly decreasing numbers, and currently worldwide only 3,200 exist in their natural habitat. Action must be taken to preserve these majestic creatures in the wild and bring the killers to justice. Read more about this specific incident and learn how to take action to protect tigers from future and possibly permanent destruction. — Global Animal

Leonardo DiCaprio Urges Apple To Aid Wild Tigers

Leonardo DiCaprio thinks Apple Computers should pitch in and support his efforts to save the world's last 2500 wild tigers. Apple has long benefited from naming its operating systems for the tiger, so it only makes sense to give back to the big cats for their unsolicited branding work. We agree that one good turn deserves another! - Global Animal