Why do we need to save tigers?
Why tigers matter
The tiger plays a pivotal role in the health and diversity of an ecosystem. It is a top predator which is at the apex of the food chain and keeps the population of wild ungulates in check, thereby maintaining the balance between prey herbivores and the vegetation upon which they feed.
How can we save tigers in India?
What you can do to save the tiger?
- Spread the word: Tell others that the tiger and its habitat are under threat and that they need our help.
- Be a responsible tourist:
- Voice your concerns with the policy makers:
- Help prevent wildlife trade:
- Reducing pressure on natural resources:
- Support our work:
How can we save tigers for kids?
Here are 5 simple ways you and the kids can help.
- Adopt a tiger.
- Choose FSC-certified or recycled tissue and toilet paper.
- Avoid products with palm oil.
- Make sure mama’s coffee is Rainforest Alliance certified, to insure that forests were not destroyed to make room for coffee plantations.
What is being done to save the white tiger?
Participate in the solution. Your awareness and support is a vital part of the effort to save the wild tiger from extinction. Wildlife conservation groups and tiger specialists are working hard to preserve and protect tiger habitat, but their efforts will fail without adequate resources.
Are tigers bigger than lions?
The conservation charity Save China’s Tigers stated “Recent research indicates that the tiger is indeed stronger than the lion in terms of physical strength. A tiger is generally physically larger than a lion. Most experts would favor a Siberian and Bengal tiger over an African lion.”
Why are tigers so special?
Why do tigers have stripes? Large predators need to be able to sneak up on their prey, and the tigers distinctive coat acts as camouflage, hiding them as they stalk prey in dense vegetation. No two tigers have the same stripes, enabling individuals to be identified by their unique pattern of stripes.
Do tigers like humans?
Most tigers will only attack a human if they cannot physically satisfy their needs otherwise. Tigers are typically wary of humans and usually show no preference for human meat. Although humans are relatively easy prey, they are not a desired source of food.
How many tigers are in India?
New Delhi: India now has as many as 2,967 tigers in the wild, with more than half of them in Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka, according to the latest tiger estimation report for 2018, released by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday. The range for the total tiger population in the wild is 2,603-3,346.
How do tigers help humans?
Healthy tiger habitats help mitigate climate change, provide fresh water to animals and people, reduce the impact of natural disasters, and improve the health of local people. A new WWF report details these often unseen benefits that result from protecting tigers and their homes.