Chinese brewers are making wine from tiger bones despite specific regulations against the trade in tiger bones. And it's not technically illegal, since they're not actually selling the bones. What?
Before they can become part of National Zoo's exhibit, Sumatran tiger cubs have to show that they can swim in the exhibits moat. Watch two unhappy cubs get their feet—and the rest of their bodies—wet.
Guilherme Marcondes' short film Tyger is narratively simple but visually stunning. A giant tiger, played by a wonderfully articulated puppet, pads through a city, transforming its animated inhabitants into wild animals.
For the first time, scientists have sequenced the genome of a tiger. And not just any tiger, but a Siberian tiger – the world's largest living felid. The researchers' just-published report includes a comparative analysis of the sequence with those of several other big cats, revealing molecular signatures for…
This one pretty much does what it says on the tin, people. It's a tiger cub, leaping around clumsily from couch to couch and eliciting chase-me-chase-me funtime from an over-eager chihuahua (or miniature pinscher?).
Alan Turing was a brilliant mathematician, cryptographer, and logician, plus the father of computer science and artificial intelligence. He also worked in biology, and now, 58 years after his tragic death, science has confirmed one of his old biological hypotheses.
There are only about 3000 tigers left, mostly spread across a hundred thousand square kilometers of Indian forest. To save them, we first need to know how many are left and where they are...and that's why we need tiger poop.