Tiger At Rest — Monochromia

Tiger At Rest — Monochromia

Tigers have become extinct in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos in the past 15 years due to poaching for trophies, capture or exotic dining. Habit loss plays a part, too!

A hundred years ago, there were about 100,000 tigers in Asia, now down to an estimated 3900 in the wild. British overlords took tens of thousands, hunting them from elephants, in colonial times in the earlier part of the twentieth century.

TM

This 21 February 2020 video says about itself: Meet the Indian photographer who turned his land into a tiger and animal sanctuary What happens when you buy a plot of land and just let it grow? For Aditya Singh, an Indian photographer, it brought tigers. Singh left his job in the Indian Civil services and […]

via

From Wildlife Extra: Translocated rhinos give birth in Manas National Park, Assam, India Some good news for rhinos March 2013. Amidst the recent spurt in poaching of rhinos in the north-east Indian state of Assam there is a reason to cheer. Two rhinos in the Manas National Park, translocated form Kaziranga National Park over the […]

via

Renewed game plan needed to tackle Southeast Asia’s wildlife trafficking problem Petaling Jaya, Malaysia, 20th February 2020 (TRAFFIC Press Release) —Some 900,000 pangolins trafficked, over 200 tonnes of African Elephant ivory and 100,000 Pig-nosed Turtles seized in recent years: the scale of wildlife trafficking in Southeast Asia is incredible and a renewed game plan is […]

via Seeking New Strategy To End Southeast Asia’s Wildlife Trafficking Problem — Wild Open Eye – Natural Vision, News from Wild Open Eye