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Photo: Bernard Spragg, Sumatran Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for its pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard.

Headlines
The cheap and shady business of taking selfies with tigers – Vox@rebexxxxa
Beyond the reserve

Celebrations
July 29 Global Tiger Day / International Tiger Day

International Tiger Day

Headlines: Tiger Tourism
http://blogs.worldbank.org/voices/conservation-and-economic-development-it-forked-road
http://ibnlive.in.com/news/sc-lifts-ban-on-tiger-tourism-in-core-sanctuary-areas/300702-3.html
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-10-10/flora-fauna/34362495_1_interim-ban-order-areas-of-tiger-reserves-tourism-in-core-areas
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/opinion/edit-page/Supreme-Court-ban-on-wildlife-tourism-in-reserves-is-endangering-the-magnificent-creature/articleshow/16772994.cms
New community driven tourism guidelines for 600 wildlife areas
India bans tourists from tiger reserves
http://zeenews.india.com/news/eco-news/indias-wildlife-trapped-between-official-apathy_804568.html
http://www.deccanchronicle.com/channels/cities/others/periyar-tiger-reserve-braces-no-1-tag-305
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travelnews/8752784/Dont-ban-tiger-safaris-Indian-court-urged.html
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/news/2012/dec/06/tigers-next-door

Organizations
http://www.toftigers.org
https://twitter.com/TOFTIndia

Flickr
Tiger Search using CC License

Wikipedia
Tiger
Tiger! Tiger! (Kipling short story)

Planeta.com

Cats

Wildlife

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