Hold That Tiger!

– – Tigers tend to be thought of as jungle creatures, but a British television crew filmed a population of “lost” tigers living at a higher altitude than any others known.  These cats were spotted roaming in the remote Himalayan nation of Bhutan at an altitude of 13,450 feet!

While the number of tigers has plunged to fewer to 3,200 from 100,000 over the past century, countries where wild tigers range hope to double their numbers by the year 2022…

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3 Comments on “Hold That Tiger!”

  1. carycomic Says:

    Siberian tigers, of course, prove that Felis tigris species can live in almost _any_ environment. But, I have to wonder if this Bhutanese population might potentially be endangered by territorial rivalry with the local subspecies of Asiatic black bear?


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