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the large, 3 ft (1 m) high, 10 ft (3 m) long, yellow and black vertically striped cat. Called also Panthera tigris.

tiger heart
the striped and mottled myocardium of young cattle affected by a malignant form of foot-and-mouth disease.
tiger snake
tan to olive, with creamy yellow cross bands, venomous Australian snake. Envenomation is characterized by muscular weakness, flaccid paralysis, pupillary dilatation, restlessness, myoglobinuria, and a high serum creatine phosphokinase. Called also Notechis scutatus. Western tiger snake is called Notechis scutatus occidentalis.
tiger stripe
see reticulated leukotrichia.
tiger stripe colon
the striking lesion of parallel lines of hemorrhages and congestion in the colon of cattle with rinderpest, acute mucosal disease and bovine malignant catarrhal fever. Called also zebra marks.
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In 2004, India was stunned to discover that the entire tiger population of its Sariska Tiger Reserve (more than 20 individuals) had disappeared.
The WWF and other conservation groups say the world's tiger population has fallen from about 5,000 in 1998 to as few as 3,200 today, despite millions of dollars that have been invested in varying conservation efforts.
Tiger populations are fast declining worldwide due to poaching for illegal trade and habitat and prey loss.
The survey accessed the Bengal tiger population across a 600-mile stretch in Nepal and India and found that the count went to 198 since 2009 all of Nepal's national parks, BBC reports.
EIA is working to support the international community's objective of doubling the wild tiger population by the next Year of the Tiger, in 2022.
WASHINGTON -- World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is alarmed by the dramatic decline of at least 30 percent in the Bengal tiger population of Suklaphanta Wildlife Reserve in Nepal, once a refuge that boasted among the highest densities of the endangered species in the Eastern Himalayas.
The report, "Save The Tiger Fund: A Model for Success," indicates that tiger populations have stabilized in some areas where the fund has intensely invested since its inception in 1995.
Building tiger populations in these sites would enable other areas to be re-populated later, the researchers report in the journal PLoS Biology.
But for the Sunderbans, made up of hundreds of islands, criss-crossed by narrow water channels and home to many of India's dwindling tiger populations, the threat is more immediate.
With tiger populations dwindling in recent years as a result of poaching, wildlife officials say hunters have increasingly set their sights on leopards, killing them for their skins as well as bones.
According to the study, researchers will be able to accurately count and assess tiger populations by identifying individual animals from the unique DNA signature found in their dung.
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Reports indicate that constant face-offs between humans and tigers in India's Sundarbans region are on the rise, with tiger populations dwindling and rising seas pushing humans into the territory of the big cats.