DiCaprio Reports Good News For Tiger Populations
(CELEBRITY NEWS) Actor Leonardo DiCaprio shared some promising news on tiger populations in Nepal recently. Through camera traps, the World Wildlife Fund reports that numbers have doubled in three years thanks to a successful conservation campaign that includes local communities, park rangers, and government support. Read on for more on the good news and how with the right efforts, declining wildlife populations can turn around. — Global Animal
Sad that he doesn’t understand why posing with baby wild animals is so wrong.
Ecorazzi, Crystal Wiltshire
Leonardo DiCaprio celebrated some very good news for the tiger population this afternoon.
The very outspoken environmentalist and animal activist posted on his facebook page:
“Great news World Wildlife Fund and Tiger WWF! Tiger numbers in a park in Nepal have doubled since 2009. When you protect tiger habitats from deforestation and poachers, these big cats can make a comeback.”
Photo credit: An Honorable German via Flickr.
In an effort to track and protect the tiger population, World Wildlife Fund conducted a recent camera trap study in Nepal. Using these traps, they were able to ident