Seeing Stripes

February 2008
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;2/22/2008, Vol. 77 Issue 20, p3
The article focuses on Bengal tigers in India. In the past two years, at least 10 Bengal tiger cubs have been born at the country's Ranthambore National Park. According to the Wildlife Institute of India, there are fewer than 1,500 Bengal tigers in India as of February 2008. Poachers, or illegal hunters, target the cats for their striped fur.


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