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Saving the Amur Tiger

Author: Amanda Feldon

Sept/Oct 2007
Page 28   ( 6 pages)

Summary: The magisterial tigers of Russia's Far East are on the brink of extinction. Threats to their survival are legion: from poachers to Chinese "healers" to nervous villagers to corrupt bureaucrats. All told, just a few hundred Amur Tigers remain in the wild.

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Weblinks related to this story:

  • AMUR The UK organization devoted to saving Russia's Far Eastern Tigers