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Today at Big Cat Rescue Feb 26 2013 Chinese Tiger Farms

CHINA PUTS THE ‘CON’ IN TIGER CONSERVATION   New report exposes the double standard which stimulates demand   LONDON: Despite signing up to global initiatives seeking to protect wild tigers and double their number by 2022, Government departments in China have quietly set about stimulating domestic markets for tiger skins and body parts.   As few as 3,500 tigers survive in the wild, yet more than 5,000 captive-bred tigers are held in Chinese ‘farms’ and ‘zoos’.   Investigations by the London-based Read More