Bangladesh meet begins to save endangered tigers

The wild tiger population has declined to just 3,200 in 2010 from 100,000 a century ago, according to wildlife conservationistsSome 140 tiger experts and government officials from 20 countries met in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on Sunday to review progress towards an ambitious goal of doubling their number in the wild by 2022. "We need accurate figures so that we know where we stand," said Kushlin, who also works for the World Bank.

September 14, 2014 5:30 pm

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