caspian tiger, one of the largest tigers to have lived, hunted into extinction, last confirmed sighting in 1970's, believed extinct.

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Tigers of the World: The tiger is undoubtedly the world's favourite animal, but many of us are probably not aware of the fact that the species is distributed into 9 sub-species across South and South-East Asia and the Russian Far-East (I myself could never recall the 9 names each time someone asked me what the races were, and so I decided to draw this poster!). These are the Siberian, Caspian, South China, Bengal, Indochinese, Malayan, Sumatran, Javan and Balinese Tigers...

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The Caspian tiger, also known as the Hyrcanian tiger and the Turan tiger. Felt to be extinct since the early 1970s

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Caspian tiger - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Caspian Tiger: extinct circa 1970, together with the Siberian and Bengal tiger subspecies represented the largest living felid and ranked among the biggest felids that ever existed.

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Scientists have a plan to bring back the Caspian tiger, which has been extinct for 50 years - ScienceAlert

Of all the big cats that have gone extinct over the last 100 years, the Caspian Tiger (Panthera tigris virgata) occupied the largest expanse of territory, ranging from Iran to the Caucasus to the vast, windswept steppes of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

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