Tiger Stories

  • Jared Leto and WWF raise awareness on wildlife crime

    Leto, a WWF Global Ambassador, spoke out against wildlife crime as part of a World Wildlife Day event on March 3, co-hosted by WWF President and CEO Carter Roberts. The event brought together local supporters, partners and influencers to raise awareness and support for combatting the poaching crisis.

    Jared Leto giving remarks
  • Tiger Numbers Grow in Well-Managed Strongholds

    WWF Magazine: Winter 2015
    India’s tiger population grows by 60 percent since 2006
    A Bengal tiger yawning and lounging in the tall grass
  • What’s black and orange and in the wild?

    On Halloween, we’re all searching through our clothing for the perfect black and orange outfit. Some animals in the wild already sport the colors. From swimming the seas to flying through the skies, these creatures don Halloween fashion all year round.

    Monarch Butterfly
  • Where do tigers live? And other tiger facts

    Tigers are the most iconic of the big cats. With their gorgeous black-and-orange coats and long, white whiskers, they invoke in many a feeling of wonder and admiration. But though they are adored, they’re also vulnerable to extinction. 

    Bengal tiger on a creek bank
  • Rare Video of Amur Tiger Family

    February 19, 2015

    Footage of a tiger and her playful cubs caught by a WWF camera trap is the first video evidence of wild Amur tigers in China. The footage was captured almost 20 miles from the Russian border late last year. In the past, tiger footprints were the only indicators of Amur tigers in China.

    Amur tiger family in China
  • A Tiger's Easy Pickings

    WWF Magazine: Spring 2015
    A routine walk in tiger country becomes an extraordinary experience
    Male tiger eyes a herd of cattle.
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  • 4 Species Impacted by Dams

    August 14, 2014

    Many freshwater species depend on free-flowing rivers to complete their life cycles, and in some systems, those species make up critical parts of people’s diets. Here’s a look at five important species impacted by dams.

    egret flying
  • More Tigers in American Backyards than in the Wild

    July 29, 2014

    One of the world’s largest populations of tigers exists not in the wild—but in captivity in the United States. With an estimated 5,000 tigers, the U.S. captive tiger population exceeds the approximately 3,200 tigers in the wild. 

    Captive Tiger
  • Forests, Pine Nuts and Tigers

    WWF Magazine: Fall 2014
    Inside the effort to save Russia's great cat
    Amur Tiger
  • Listen in on the conversation about our world

    WWF Magazine: Summer 2014
    WWF is only one voice among many
  • Tigers on the Rebound

    WWF Magazine: Spring 2014
    Study shows success of protecting the Himalayas' tigers
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  • Tracking Tigers

    WWF Magazine: Winter 2013
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  • A Win for Tigers in Nepal

    July 29, 2013

    Nepal’s government announced its tiger population in had increased to 63 percent since the last survey in 2009—putting the number of tigers at an estimated 198 with a range between 163-235.

    Adult tiger camera trap
  • Live tiger found in luggage

    August 27, 2010