‘Tiger SOS: London Zoo launches first ever appeal to save Sumatran tiger’

Posted on February 22, 2011


Today (22nd February), an article was published in The Telegraph titled ‘Tiger SOS: London Zoo launches first ever appeal to save Sumatran tiger’.

‘… The Zoological Society London (ZSL) today launched the first charity appeal in its 186-year history to help save threatened tigers.

It is hoping that Tiger SOS will raise the £2 million required to build a conservation headquarters for tigers at London Zoo. David Field, zoological director of ZSL, said: ”Tigers are facing an unprecedented fight for survival in the wild.

”By having a healthy, breeding population in zoos, it is a lifeline for these tigers.

”Our conservation hub will show all the aspects of tiger care and bring tigers and people closer together.”

The planned centre will combine a state-of-the-art breeding facility and a conservation hub enabling zoo visitors to personally interact with the tigers …’

Read the article at www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8338784/Tiger-SOS-London-Zoo-launches-first-ever-appeal-to-save-Sumatran-tiger.html

Also read ‘Tiger SOS: three steps to saving the Sumatran tiger’ (today, 22nd February) at www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/wildlife/8338962/Tiger-SOS-three-steps-to-saving-the-Sumatran-tiger.html


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