A century ago there were 100,000 tigers roaming the forests, swamps, and tundra of Asia. TODAY, there are as few as 3,200 left in the wild. Only 7% of historic tiger habitat still contains tigers.
At this rate, wild tigers will be extinct in just a few decades.
The Constantly Decreasing numbers of Tigers (Color Graph)
Tigers are an endangered species; only about 3,200 tigers are left in the wild. Three tiger subspecies, the Bali, Javan, and Caspian tigers have become extinct in the past 70 years. There are more tigers in captivity in the U.S., over 5,000, than survive in the wild.
|Bali tiger||Extinct, 1940s|
|Caspian tiger||Extinct, 1970s|
|Javan tiger||Extinct, 1980s|
|South China tiger||20|
#All information has taken from www.savetigernow.org