Domestic Cats to Become Surrogate Mothers To Tigers!

In a far-fetched proposal to help save the highly endangered tiger domestic cats might become surrogate mothers to tiger cubs (it would be a “gestational surrogacy” as I understand it). This is a proposal by a scientist, Dr Franklin West. Dr West is an expert in stem cell science. He proposes creating stem cells …

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Shoot the Tiger Poachers!

Bengal tiger

The Bangladeshi authorities have stepped up their fight against tiger poachers. They have to because the poachers, funded by big business, usually in China, are winning the battle. Not enough resources are put into protecting the Bengal tiger. Having stepped up their fight against the poachers, six suspected poachers have been shot dead in …

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Bengal tiger numbers are up in India!

Bengal tiger numbers are up in India! The authorities in India have recently reported a 30% rise in the number if tigers in their country over recent years. This brings hope for their survival where in the past there were severe doubts. India declares that there are 2,226 tigers in the wild, up from …

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Chinese businessman bought, electrocuted and ate three tigers

A businessman in China has been caught illegally buying, killing and eating three tigers that were smuggled into, China probably from India/Bangladesh. That would make them Bengal tigers, which were almost certainly poached from a reserve. He was jailed for 13 years and fined £160,000 – 1.5m yuan or $250,000 USD. The man is …

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