Tigers Take the Night Shift
Tigers don’t have a reputation for being very accommodating, but a new study challenges the long-held conservation belief that these large carnivores need lots of people-free space.
This new understanding is especially critical because, since the start of the 20th century, the tiger population has declined by 97 percent to approximately 3,000 worldwide largely due to loss of habitat from encroaching cities and agriculture.
Captured on camera
Michigan State University graduate student Neil Carter set up motion-detecting camera traps in and around Nepal’s Chitwan