Tag: reintroduction

Will Tigers be reintroduced to Kazakhstan?

| July 12, 2014 | Reply

The Caspian Tiger once roamed parts of Kazakhstan. Now extinct it cannot be restored. But genetic analysis confirmed that the Amur Tiger subspecies is almost identical. A new plan aims to reintroduce Tigers to a large area of about 10,000 square kilometers of suitable Tiger habitat including the the Ili River Delta, a large wetland […]

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Wild Cheetah reintroduced to the Free State in South Africa as part of the Cheetah Metapopulation Project

| June 26, 2013 | Reply

The Cheetah, currently classfied as Vulnerable by the IUCN is a rare and endangered large cat. It is estimated that there are fewer than 10,000 adult Cheetahs in the wild. In South Africa less than 1,000 Cheetahs are surviving and the population has been declining. One of the problems is the isolation of populations due […]

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