1 Tahrcountry Musings: China – Rare South China Tiger Observed In The Wild

Saturday, October 13, 2007

China – Rare South China Tiger Observed In The Wild

China's official Xinhua news agency reports that a rare South China tiger has been seen in the wild for the first time in decades. Chinese scientists had thought the tiger was extinct. It was a Chinese farmer in Shaanxi province who took the photograph and scientists had a close look at it before they confirmed it. The tiger is critically endangered and was last sighted in the wild in 1964. South China tiger is the smallest tiger subspecies.

1 comment:

Prasanth Kodai said...

This is wonderful news