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The Javan tiger has been completely eradicated since the 1980’s. Originating from the Indonesian island of Java, these tigers were relatively small in size with the average male weighing just 130 kilograms (Female was around 90 Kilograms). These tigers were destroyed due to heavy hunting and a shrinking jungle habitat (again thanks to ever expanding business and human needs). The Javan tiger population was down to around 24 tigers by the 1950’s and only 12-13 by the mid 1970’s. Despite some…

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India's tiger population jumps 30 per cent

The Tiger Population Is On The Rise - All The Good Things From 2016 We Should Hold On To - Photos

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India's tiger population sees 30% increase

Wild tigers in India appear to be staging a comeback in the battle against extinction, with the country's Environment Minister announcing a increase in the endangered species' population since

10 animals threatened by poaching and the illegal wildlife trade - in pictures

97% of the tiger population has disappeared in the last century. Only 3,200 of these majestic creatures remain in the wild. All tiger species are now considered endangered, due in large part to the market for their pelts, meat and body parts. Originally there were nine subspecies of tigers, but over the last 80 years three have become completely extinct. The remaining six species are all considered endangered or critically endangered.

Siberian Tigers -is the largest big cat in the world, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds). Russia’s tiger population had dropped to around 40 individuals by the 1930′s. Since then, the animal has been protected, and its numbers have rebounded to around 500. However, it is still threatened by illegal hunting and habitat loss in the form of logging and development.

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Each tiger has its very own stripe pattern. Researchers who observe tigers can identify individuals by their unique stripes.

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Tiger Population Grows in India, as Does Fear After Attacks

How many tigers are left in the world

The world has lost 97% of its tiger population in a little over a century. Three tiger subspecies, the Bali, Javan and Caspian tigers, became extinct in the 1980s.

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Success story: India's endangered tiger population is up 58% since 2006

How do we explain to our children and grandchildren that we let the magnificent Bengal tiger disappear from the wild? Read about it and what is being done to save the species from extinction.