Thursday, December 27, 2007

Tiger Farming in China

by V. Santhakuma, India

Tigers are back in the news. What’s not on the front page, however, is how tiger farming has for a while now been a big business in China.

China has only about 50 Siberian wild tigers left in the wild near the Russian border, while around 5,000 tigers are kept in tiger farms in different parts of the country. Of them around 2,000 are in two big parks – one in Harbin, north of China, and other in Guilin, in the southwest. Read more >>

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