International Tigers Days

Well, as the title suggests it is International Tigers Day.

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So let’s celebrate the day with some facts about the tiger.

  • There are only roughly about 3,900 tigers left in the world.
  • Since the beginning of the 20th century we’ve lost approx 95% of the tiger population.
  • International Tigers Day created in 2010 at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.
  • India counts the number of wild tigers every four years.
  • Please read more about TX2 vai this link. A conservation goal was set by the governments of the 13 tiger range countries. Too double the number of wild tigers by 2022 – the next Chinese year of the tiger.
  • Although usually solitary animals. A group of Tigers
  • There are more tigers being kept as pets, then there are in the wild.

Okay all these facts are depressing.

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Big Cat Week!

It’s that time of the year again! National Geographic Big Cat Week!

Which also means that you can watch the #safarilive live feed on the television! It only shows on the television within America.

So please watch #safarilive on which premieres Thursday, December 14 at 10/9c. For those who are not in America, you can still watch it on YouTube and via Ustream.