Public attitude toward tiger farming and tiger conservation in Beijing, China

  title={Public attitude toward tiger farming and tiger conservation in Beijing, China},
  author={Zhi-yong Liu and Zhigang Jiang and Chunwang Li and Hongxia Fang and Xiaoge Ping and Zhenhua Luo and Songhua Tang and Linlin Li and Zhibin Meng and Y. Zeng},
  journal={Animal Conservation},
  • Zhi-yong Liu, Zhigang Jiang, +8 authors Y. Zeng
  • Published 2015
  • Geography
  • Animal Conservation
  • There are arguments in support of and against use of tiger farming as a tool for the conservation of wild tigers Panthera tigris. Public attitude toward tiger farming can be a useful reference for tiger conservation. To fill this knowledge gap, we surveyed 677 citizens and 381 college students in Beijing to understand their knowledge of tiger conservation and attitude toward tiger farming. The results of ranking questions showed that with regard to the value of tigers, ecological, cultural and… CONTINUE READING
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