Although touted by China as “conservation”, the country’s notorious tiger farms are actually commercial enterprises engaging in the internationally banned business of selling products derived from tigers.
You would never think that a bird could attack a much bigger animal, especially a tiger! But it does happen! Smaller animals can attack bigger ones as well. Size isn’t always what’s most important.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service joins numerous conservation organizations to observe Endangered Species Day on May 20, 2011. The purpose of the special day is to “recognize conservation efforts underway across the nation aimed at helping America’s imperiled species.”
Wildlife conservation and restoration projects are happening all over this land, some maybe in your own neck of the woods/neighborhood.
I’ve written about odd animal friendships a few times in the past. The bottom line seems to be that when animals grow up together, start spending time together at a very young age, they become friends, no matter what species they are. We’ve seen this with a Lion, a Tiger, and a Bear (which are fully grown now), we’ve seen it with a crow and a cat, and we’ve seen it with numerous other animals.
These are the cutest little guys (or girls). Have to love that WWF could set up a hidden camera there and get these candid, in-the-wild videos of these Sumatran tiger cubs. Of course, the reason it has to do so is not so uplifting. As is mentioned towards the end of the video, “This forest is under imminent threat of being cleared by the pulp and paper industry, despite being designated a ‘global priority Tiger Conservation Landscape’.”
In honor of the recent, historic tiger summit this month, this week’s 10 Friday Photos post is on tigers. And since the country leaders meeting in St. Petersburg, Russia decided to … [Read full article]
A historic tiger summit took place this week in St. Petersburg, Russia, with key countries committing to double the number of wild tigers by 2022, the next “Year of the Tiger” … [Read full article]
Security officials opened a suspicious suitcase in a Bangkok, Thailand airport recently and found a young tiger, 2 and 1/2 months old, sleeping, drugged a bit, and stuffed in the … [Read full article]
The world’s biggest cat, the tiger, is now living out its life in about six percent of the available habitat it could be living in. This according to a new … [Read full article]
Here’s our weekly roundup of environment and wildlife news. Enjoy.
http://youtu.be/515ejIas544 If we could all just get along like these three unusual friends, we would live in a much different world. In human society, people often do not like others … [Read full article]
[social_buttons] A female Bengal tiger has become the star attraction in a South African zoo, after it was born with no stripes. The tiger, named Fareeda, has been hand-reared by … [Read full article]