Were there tigers in Vietnam War?
There have been only a few scattered sightings of tigers or even tiger tracks in Vietnam since 1990. But during the Vietnam wars, it was claimed that tiger populations and tiger attacks increased dramatically due to the many unburied bodies.
How many tigers are there in Vietnam?
Five years ago, according to WWF, Vietnam had about 30 tigers in the wild. If this worsens, Vietnam will only have tigers in captivity at zoos and parks in the next few years. In the same situation is Laos, with only two wild tigers left, and Cambodia, where wild tigers are extinct.
How many tigers were killed in the Vietnam War?
Compared to the 60,000 or 70,000 Vietnam Soldiers who died as a result of the Battle, very few probably are because of Tiger Attacks. Definitely under 500.
Where are tigers in Vietnam?
Tigers are considered funcionally extinct in Vietnam and Laos. There may be a handful of tigers in the evergreen forests of the Northern Annamites in Laos and Vietnam, and the Dry Forests/Central Annamites landscape in Southern Laos and Central Vietnam.