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Species Spotlight: Tiger

Bengal tiger in field

For the first time in 100 years, tiger populations are growing – a new global estimate of 3,890 tigers shows an increase from 3,200 in 2010, proving we can make a difference when we come together to tackle challenges.

What is the smallest subspecies of tiger?

The Sumatran tiger is the smallest tiger subspecies and can weigh up to 310 pounds.

What was the first country in the world to grant full protection to tigers?

Russia became the first country in the world to grant full protection to tigers.

Where does the Bengal tiger live?

The Bengal tiger is found primarily in India with smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar.

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