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U.S. 'Pet' Tiger Trade Puts Big Cats at Great Risk (Op-Ed)
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February 25th, 2015
Tigers make lousy house pets, and outside of accredited zoos, they are at high risk of abuse — or worse.
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How to Give a Tiger a Root Canal
December 20th, 2013
Having a fearsome bite won't get you out of a root canal. A male Siberian tiger named Marty had to undergo the dreaded dental procedure in his den at Scotland's Highland Wildlife Park after keepers noticed signs of trouble.
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How You Can Help Save Threatened Russian Tigers: Op-Ed
A Siberian tiger male (Panthera tigris altaica).
May 9th, 2013
Is your hardwood flooring derived from dwindling tiger habitat?
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Oldest Big Cat Fossils Discovered in Tibet
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November 12th, 2013
On the Tibetan plateau, scientists have unearthed the oldest fossil of a big cat. The fossil is between 4 million and 6 million years old.
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UK Bans Traveling Circus Animals
A circus tiger jumps through a ring of fire
April 17th, 2013
Tigers, elephants, and other exotic animals are banned from traveling circuses, while domesticated animals would still be allowed
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Cameras Capture Tigers Trekking Through Wildlife Corridor
An adult male tiger photographed on March 13, 2013, in Kerala shortly after eating a gaur, an Indian bison.
March 22nd, 2013
The tigers appear to be in good health.
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New Tiger Reserve Established in India
A tigress and her cub in India's Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary.
March 26th, 2013
The reserve will help tigers travel throughout their territory.
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