Close up of a tiger's face, Carnivore Preservation Trust, North Carolina

Close up of a tiger's face, Carnivore Preservation Trust, North Carolina

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photo: via flickr. Recently we heard that Africa's elephants face a bleak future, but it seems the world's tigers aren't long for this world either. The Economic Times reports that at the Kathmandu Global Tiger Workshop, the latest numbers

Can't imagine a world without these beautiful creatures (picture by Debbie Hendricks)

Can't imagine a world without these beautiful creatures (picture by Debbie Hendricks)

Despite 20 years of international conservation efforts, we are losing ground to save the tiger as, on the endangered species list, all sub-species of tigers are considered critically endangered species.

Despite 20 years of international conservation efforts, we are losing ground to save the tiger as, on the endangered species list, all sub-species of tigers are considered critically endangered species.

As a large predator, the tiger plays a key role in maintaining healthy ecosystems.    These ecosystems supply both nature and people with fresh water, food, and many other vital services – which means by saving the tiger, we are helping people too.    How's that for a win-win deal?

As a large predator, the tiger plays a key role in maintaining healthy ecosystems. These ecosystems supply both nature and people with fresh water, food, and many other vital services – which means by saving the tiger, we are helping people too. How's that for a win-win deal?

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