Why Tigers are important for ecosystem? Tiger is a top predator which is at the apex of the food chain and keeps the population of wild ungulates in check, thereby maintaining the balance between prey herbivores and the vegetation upon which they feed. The extinction of this top predator is an indication that its ecosystem […]

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This year, Wildlife Alliance is celebrating ten years of zero elephant poaching in the Cardamom Rainforest. This monumental achievement is a result of the direct protection Wildlife Alliance has provided. In the early 2000s, the Cardamom Rainforest was a hotspot for elephant and tiger poaching. Between 2000 and 2006, 37 wild Asian elephants were poached […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

Olivia Hebert, Group 11, Mammal Panthera tigris altaica (also known as the Amur, Ussuri, Altaic, Korean, Manchurian or North China tiger) is the most dangerous, ferocious tiger in existence. They are solitary creatures and stealthy hunters. Tigers prefer to live alone and scent-mark their territories to repel rivals, but if their rivals do encroach on their […]

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