Last week I asked the question, “What is the price of a tiger’s life?” in reference to the ongoing challenge of humans living together with tigers in India. Tigers are both prized by poachers and feared by villagers whose neighborhoods and farms sometimes overlap with the range of a tiger. That combination cannot work out in the tigers’ favor.
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have arrested more than 110 people on suspicion of selling pork from diseased pigs in the country’s latest food safety scandal.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area man has been arraigned on charges of smuggling millions of dollars’ worth of fish, including some that are endangered.
The largest of the big cats, the tiger is a critically endangered species — its numbers having dropped from circa 100,000 at the beginning of the 20th century to less than 4,000 wild individuals today. Tigers once lived across Asia, but have been wiped out from nearly all of their
YANGON, Burma (AP) — The Burma army has arrested more than 100 foreigners after finding illegal logging occurring near the Chinese border.
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