Vermont for Wildlife
In China and other parts of Asia, tigers are often worth more dead than alive as their body parts—from their skins to bones to whiskers—are sought after as a status symbol or as medicine for a range of conditions, from epilepsy to laziness.
That demand has caused tiger populations to plummet. Today, global wild tiger populations are roughly 4,000.
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