The Fate of Wild Tigers

  title={The Fate of Wild Tigers},
  author={E. Dinerstein and C. Loucks and Eric Wikramanayake and J. Ginsberg and E. Sanderson and J. Seidensticker and J. Forrest and Gosia Bryja and Andrea Heydlauff and Sybille Klenzendorf and P. Leimgruber and J. Mills and T. O'Brien and M. Shrestha and R. Simons and M. Songer},
  • E. Dinerstein, C. Loucks, +13 authors M. Songer
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • ABSTRACT Wild tigers are in a precarious state. Habitat loss and intense poaching of tigers and their prey, coupled with inadequate government efforts to maintain tiger populations, have resulted in a dramatic range contraction in tiger populations. Tigers now occupy 7 percent of their historical range, and in the past decade, the area occupied by tigers has decreased by as much as 41 percent, according to some estimates. If tigers are to survive into the next century, all of the governments… CONTINUE READING
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