tigers

joe exotic

An Oklahoma Zookeeper Shot Five Tigers to ‘Make Room’ for More Tigers

Exotic animal owner 'Joe Exotic' was charged with more than a dozen wildlife crimes by a federal grand jury.
Sarah Emerson
11.9.18
Conservation

Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns Are No Longer Banned for Medicine in China

A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.31.18
tigers

The Tiger Population in Nepal Has Nearly Doubled Since 2009 Because Conservation Efforts Work

Nepal is one of 13 tiger-range countries striving to double the world’s tiger population by 2022.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.24.18
say cheese

Camera Traps Are Now Watching Poachers, Instead of Wildlife

Panthera, a big cat conservation group, brought former IBM engineers on to custom build the camera traps.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.2.17
ANIMALS

There Are Only 250 Malayan Tigers on Earth, But the Population Just Grew by Two

The Malayan tiger is critically endangered, but captive breeding programs can help sustain the species.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.8.16
Luxury Week

Why Rich People Are Obsessed With Owning Exotic Animals

Is buying a tiger a rite of passage for the ultra rich?
Sarah Emerson
9.26.16
Tinder

The Famous Tigers of Tinder Have Been Saved from Their Drugged-Up Hell

The tigers made famous in "Tinder selfies" trend may soon have their freedom.
Sarah Emerson
5.31.16
video

See Baby Wild Pigs, Tigers, and Tapirs Caught on a Camera Trap

Social media is a great way for researchers in the field to share their work while it's happening.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.25.16
Big data

Satellite Imagery Reveals that Tiger Populations Could Double by 2022

It’s never been easier to monitor the health of wild tiger habitats online.
Becky Ferreira
4.2.16
News

Why the Chinese Market For Commercially Bred Tiger Parts May Only Get Bigger

The demand for products like tiger bone wine and pickled bear claws is fuelling a horrific—and likely soon-to-be legal—industry.
Melissa Cronin
1.31.16
News

The Six Countries Keeping the Tiger Poaching Trade Alive

A new analysis of trade networks shows how focused efforts could disrupt a global system of illegal wildlife trade.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.15.15
Culture

A Tiger Made of Triangles

In a new documentary, mathematician Patrick Sanan explains the math and physics behind 'Life of Pi’s' CGI star.
Becky Ferreira
5.19.15
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