27 October, 2021
Poaching is the number one threat to the tiger’s existence and may drive this big cat to extinction.
Tigers are hunted by poachers to meet demand from the $20 billion a year illegal wildlife trade. They are mercilessly targeted for their body parts, including their skins, bones, teeth and other organs.
Every single tiger organ is sold on the black market today. Tiger parts are used for traditional medicines thought to cure ailments ranging from arthritis to epilepsy. Meanwhile skins and other parts are also used for décor, indicating status and wealth.
If we work together, we can end this