Tigers are the biggest cats in the world, but their populations are struggling. With only 3,200 left in the wild, there are now more living in captivity than in the wild.
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A white tiger cub born at a Nicaragua zoo is the result of a rare genetic mutation with a strange history.
The sensational human drama of "Tiger King" dramatically downplays how tigers are harmed by unregulated captive breeding in unaccredited zoos.
Most of the world's large creatures could face extinction by 2100 if drastic conservation measures aren't taken, conservationists say.
Three male Amur tiger cubs born in the early hours of April 21 are currently in an incubator after their mother didn’t nurse them.
For the first time, conservationists have spotted an Amur tiger dad leading his family along a snowy trail in Russia's Far East forests.
Tigers make lousy house pets, and outside of accredited zoos, they are at high risk of abuse — or worse.
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.
Paleontologists unearthed the oldest big cat fossil in the Tibetan plateau. The fossil is at least 4 million years old.