Amur Tiger, Bengal Tiger

Panthera tigris altaica

Status: Endangered

Population: As many as 540

Bengal Tiger

Panthera tigris tigris

Status: Endangered

Population: more than 2,500

Also known as the Siberian tiger, the Amur tiger was driven to the brink of extinction in the 1940s with no more than 40 left in the wild. Bengal tigers are found mainly in India, with smaller populations in Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar. Tigers are threatened by habitat loss, illegal wildlife trade, and conflict with humans.

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