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Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) female 'Noor T39' with cubs in water. Ranthambore National Park, India © naturepl.com / Andy Rouse / WWF
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Monthly givers are the heart of WWF-Australia, helping to support long-term planning and keep administration costs down - giving a huge boost to our conservation work. Together, with your ongoing support, every day, year after year, we create long-term solutions to the issues facing our planet.
Adopt a tiger and help make a real difference to the wild tiger's chance of survival. You will be helping to protect vital habitat and monitor tiger populations.
With as few as 3,890 tigers left in the wild - time is running out for these endangered big cats. They need you.
Will you help protect them? We'll take you on a journey to learn more about tigers through our regular updates - exclusive only to our monthly adopters. We'll also keep you up to date on how your monthly gifts are helping to secure a brighter future for tigers.
We've got you covered! You can print a personalised adoption certificate to give on the day or email it directly to your gift recipient.
One hundred years ago, there may have been 100,000 wild tigers. By 2010, as few as 3,200 tigers were left in the wild. This shocking population decline of around 95% was driven by the illegal wildlife trade and habitat loss. In 2010, the most ambitious and visionary species conservation goal was set: to double the number of wild tigers by 2022 – the next Chinese Year of the Tiger.
The latest national tiger survey estimates that global wild tiger numbers have increased to around 3,890 today. This is the first increase in tiger conservation history and a positive sign that efforts are working. However, threats against tigers still persist, and we urgently need to do more. By adopting a tiger you will make a real difference to the wild tiger’s chance of survival. You will be helping to protect vital habitat and monitor tiger populations.
In saving tigers, we also save the biologically rich and diverse landscapes in which they still roam – Asia’s last great rainforests, jungles and wild lands. These forests are home to thousands of other species, people and the food, freshwater and flood protection that local communities need to survive. Over the past century, tiger numbers have fallen by around 95% and they now survive in 40% less of the area they occupied just a decade ago. Although mostly solitary, tigers need a large territory, the size of which is determined mostly by the availability of prey.
Tracking tiger populations and understanding the threats they face is absolutely vital to protecting these magnificent big cats. They face daily hazards from the illegal wildlife trade and habitat loss.
WWF works to protect and connect fragile tiger habitat, ensuring tigers have the landscapes they need to thrive. We focus our efforts where densities of prey and tigers are at their highest, including the corridors that link tiger habitats within landscapes. Our work includes building local capacity to manage protected areas and collaborating with our partners to manage core tiger corridors.
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Thanks to your generous donations we will be able to provide ongoing support to tigers by helping to protect them.
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We look forward to keeping you up to date on how you're helping to secure a brighter future for endangered tigers.
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