Putin Wants to Save the Last 3,200 Tigers From Extinction

What has been hailed as the most significant meeting ever to discuss the fate of a single nonhuman species is under way in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. Conservationists and government officials from the 13 countries where tigers roam have gathered for a four-day "tiger summit" to commit to a plan for fighting the big cats' extinction, led by Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Conservationists say because of poaching and deforestation, only 3,200 tigers remain in the wild, less than...Full Story
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