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Bengal tigers could vanish from final stronghold

Bengal tigers could vanish from final stronghold
Sunday 21
19:10 2019

(CNN) Feared and revered, it's one of the world's most iconic creatures: the majestic Bengal tiger. Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading into its shrinking habitats, researchers say that in just 50 years it could completely disappear from one of its last remaining strongholds -- a huge mangrove forest called the Sundarbans, which crosses India and Bangladesh. Over the past century, we've lost 95% of all the world's tigers, leaving less than 4,000 in the wild. Bengal tigers are found in a handful of Asian countries, but just a few hundred still roam free in the Sundarbans. Covering more ...

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Summary: (CNN) Feared and revered, it's one of the world's most iconic creatures: the majestic Bengal tiger. Already threatened by poaching, and humans spreading into its shrinking habitats, researchers say that in just 50 years it could completely disappear from one of its last remaining strongholds -- a huge mangrove forest ...

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