Posts Tagged ‘extinct’
Posted November 11th, 2010 2 Comments

Tiger trappedALL of you know that I’m a big admirer of the wildlife on our planet. I accidently stumbled across an article about the global condition and slaughtering of the tigers presence. The headline over at MSN reads  “1,000 tigers killed for body parts in decade“!!!

Some of you may think that’s nothing compared to other species, but you’ve got to look at the WHOLE picture. There are only 3200 tigers left, GLOBALLY! That’s close to a 25% reduction in 10 years.

Needless to say the article made me furious and I’m shocked how far the wildlife crisis has crossed the red line.

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Posted July 27th, 2009 1 Comment

Some great news for all you wildlife enthusiasts, which obviously includes me :) A rare and critically endangered clouded leopard cub has been captured by tribespeople in a remote area of Bangladesh.

Wildlife Trust of Bangladesh (WTB) Chief Executive Mohammed Anwarul Islam said that the find was “exciting and hugely significant”. Many conservationists believed that clouded leopards were extinct in Bangladesh.

The WTB is now trying to secure the cub’s release.

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