The new tally represents the first time the number of endangered cats has gone up since 1900, when there were 100,000 tigers.
Conservationists say they will launch a bold action plan to reintroduce the big cats to the kingdom’s forests.
High-resolution forest loss data from 76 tiger landscapes across 13 countries convinces researchers that a 100 percent increase is possible.
Once sickly and orphaned, the rescued and rehabilitated animal has at last found her prince.
A goat sent to a Russian safari park as live prey for a Siberian tiger has instead befriended the big cat.
Some 440 tigers were recorded during the previous census conducted in 2004 in the World Heritage-listed habitat.
As temperatures soar around the world, find out how the fur-coated among us beat the heat.
The Bengal tiger, Caspian tiger and several others could soon be history if a new way of thinking about conservation is adopted.
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