The tiger is the largest of the 38 cat species in the world and, unfortunately, has recently become the most endangered of all large wild cats. Of all cat species, it is the third most endangered, behind the Iberian lynx and Andean cat. In this, the Chinese Year of the Tiger, we hope these big cats regain some ground in their race for survival. All tigers face two major threats: habitat destruction and poaching.
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