captive tigers

Fewer tigers in forests than captive in US

February 11th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) The tiger population is in real crisis worldwide, including the US, where more big cats are held in captivity than are alive in the Asian wilds, says a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China still selling tiger bone wine in its animal parks

June 10th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): If reports are to be believed, illegal tiger bone wine is still being made and sold by some animal parks in China.Evidence emerged when researchers from a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Captive tigers purebred ancestry raises their conservation value

April 18th, 2008 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (ANI): A new report has determined that many captive tigers held in captivity around the world represent purebred subspecies and harbor genomic diversity no longer found in nature, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Captive tigers are of purebred ancestry: study

April 18th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Tigers held captive in zoos, circuses and private homes worldwide may hold considerable conservation value for their rapidly dwindling wild brethren, according to a new study. A new ... Read more...

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