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Each tiger has its very own stripe pattern. Researchers who observe tigers can identify individuals by their unique stripes.


A few days ago, the Wildlife Conservation Society released a report that shows the last remaining population of Siberian Tigers has declined significantly, due to poaching and habitat loss. The 12 year average showed a 40% decline. In the late 40's only 30 of these magnificent cats were known, and the population had recovered to 500 animals by 2005. However, in the past 4 years a trend of declining tigers has been noticed.