The beautifully detailed photos feature the Sumatran tiger (pictured), which is classed as 'critically endangered' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, with numbers in the wild falling

How can you help the World's most endangered species?

The beautifully detailed photos feature the Sumatran tiger (pictured), which is classed as 'critically endangered' by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, with numbers in the wild falling

Family of Amur tigers is a composite of photos taken from a camera trap in the wilds of Russia. Photo courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society

First photos taken of entire Amur tiger family

Family of Amur tigers is a composite of photos taken from a camera trap in the wilds of Russia. Photo courtesy of the Wildlife Conservation Society

Look out for the Bengal tiger while on a jeep safari in Chitwan National Park

Look out for the Bengal tiger while on a jeep safari in Chitwan National Park

Tiger Reserve in Ranthambore, Rajasthan. Seeing a tiger in the wild is one of the greatest experiences ever. the whole world stands still - all the birds and animals go quiet as it stalks through the undergrowth.

Tiger Reserve in Ranthambore, Rajasthan. Seeing a tiger in the wild is one of the greatest experiences ever. the whole world stands still - all the birds and animals go quiet as it stalks through the undergrowth.

photos of tigers in the wild | Go tiger! This Big Cat seems as comfortable in the water as onland

The BIG cat who likes getting wet and wild

photos of tigers in the wild | Go tiger! This Big Cat seems as comfortable in the water as onland

Then & Now: Malayan tiger, Connor. In the wild, only about 1,400 Malayan tigers remain, found on the Malay Peninsula. Photos: Mike Wilson

Then & Now: Malayan tiger, Connor. In the wild, only about 1,400 Malayan tigers remain, found on the Malay Peninsula. Photos: Mike Wilson

The number of tigers in the wild have increased for the first time after decades of decline, conservationists have said. A new global estimate based on the best available data suggests there are at least 3,890 wild tigers in the world, an increase on the previous figure of as few as 3,200 in 2010.

The week in wildlife – in pictures

The number of tigers in the wild have increased for the first time after decades of decline, conservationists have said. A new global estimate based on the best available data suggests there are at least 3,890 wild tigers in the world, an increase on the previous figure of as few as 3,200 in 2010.

The Sikhote-Alin area is home to the main population of the rare Amur tiger. <a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-103618799/stock-photo-a-siberian-tiger-close-up-personal.html" target="_blank">Amur tiger in the wild</a> by Shutterstock

The Sikhote-Alin area is home to the main population of the rare Amur tiger. <a href="http://www.shutterstock.com/pic-103618799/stock-photo-a-siberian-tiger-close-up-personal.html" target="_blank">Amur tiger in the wild</a> by Shutterstock

Pinterest
Search