“Anti-poaching drive brings Siberia’s tigers back from brink”

Amur, or Siberian, tiger numbers have grown from 20-30 in the 1930s to around 500 now.

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The fortunes of the Amur tiger have been more encouraging than most. Its population had dropped to only 20 to 30 animals in the 1930s and the species was on the brink of extinction. Today, there may be more than 500 Amurs in the wilds of Siberia thanks to the work of conservationists, backed by governments that value good conservation.

 

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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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