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Animal Hearted Blog — Tigers

Video: Wildlife Filmmakers Dedicated to Saving Big Cats 0

 

If you’re a fan of National Geographic nature shows, you’re already familiar with the noted wildlife filmmakers and conservationists Dereck and Beverly Joubert.  The Jouberts are based in Africa and have spent many years filming the wildlife all around them…especially African big cats.  If you can’t...

How Your Little Kitty Can Help Endangered Big Cats 0

 

National Geographic’s Big Cats Initiative supports scientists and conservationists working to save big cats in the wild in Africa and elsewhere around the world.  Since its founding in 2009, the Big Cats Initiative has helped support over 80 projects...

Barnum to Retire Circus Elephants 0

 

Earlier this year, the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus announced that it was going to phase out its touring Asian elephants and retire them to a conservation center in Florida in May 2016. This move is seen as a victory in...

Captive Tigers in U.S. Outnumber Wild Tiger Population Worldwide 0

 

The World Wildlife Fund reports that there are approximately 5,000 captive tigers being kept in the United States, a greater number than the entire tiger population—3,200—currently living in the wild. This surprising statistic highlights the need for concerned animal lovers to...