Are Siberian Tigers endangered?



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    Yes they are.  There are believed to be under 400 siberian tigers left in the wild.  The Siberian tiger is the largest tiger species, and is endangered due to loss of habitat and poaching.  Some cultures such as the Chinese believe that certain parts of the tiger have medicinal benefits, and poachers are often able to sell these magnificant cats for $50,000.

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    The last two censuses conducted in 1996 and 2005 showed that around 450-500 within their single, and more or less continuous, range making it one of the largest undivided tiger populations in the world. Poaching and destruction of habitat have greatly reduced the tiger populations in the wild. At the start of the 20th century, it was estimated that there were over 100,000 tigers in the world but the population has dwindled down to about 2,000 in the wild. 

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