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tiger

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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Concern over the failure of the wild tiger population in northeastern China and elsewhere to recover has generated calls for effective tiger conservation, culminating in the St.
Russia is the only country to have seen its tiger population rise in recent years.
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.
The WWF and other conservation groups say the world's tiger population has fallen from around 5,000 in 1998 to as few as 3,200 today, despite tens of millions of dollars invested in conservation efforts.
Earlier this week the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) said in a report that the Indochinese tiger population, one of the rarest, had hit an all-time low.
The effectiveness of this effort, combined with the lack of human population pressure in the Russian Far East, allowed tiger populations to increase further to about 500 today.
A thriving tiger population made the 152-square-mile Ranthambore Park famous at the end of the 1980s.
When Claire mourns the disappearing tiger populations, she is also mourning another disappearing breed, namely the Anglo-Indians, or the mixed race of British-Indian people, of whom the character Charlotte Blake is representative, as she lives out her days in genteel destitution.
Pikunov, who has devoted his career to studying the tiger and protecting its habitat, is an advocate for the approach we've chosen--creating a network of ecological corridors that connect existing tiger populations with suitable habitat in the remaining primary forests of the taiga.
Former ritual hunting expeditions and simple punitive hunting drives, and the current proliferation of safaris and professional trophy hunters, together with a reduction of suitable habitats, have all drastically reduced tiger populations.
Tiger populations have actually grown in eastern Siberia, Nepal, and some parts of India.
We feel that the time is right to show our support for the work of those countries committed to protecting their tiger populations by joining the Global Tiger Forum.