The Bengal tiger of India is one of just 5 remaining species of tiger in the world today. Their populations are declining at an alarming rate and are threatened with imminent extinction in the wild. These declines have continued despite the tiger being listed on Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). All over India, key tiger areas are being destroyed for industrial concerns at the whim of politicians seeking to line their own pockets. The direct result is a country that loses an average of one tiger a day from its dwindling population to illegal poaching for trade, irreplaceable habitat loss and continuing prey decline. By destroying the tigers\' habitat, you are also destroying the environment that local people depend on for food and water. The tiger is a symbol of the overall health of India, its environment and its people. It
I care about life, and animals are living beings that are just as importants as humans.
If we don't save these species now, it'll go down as yet another kind of animal carelessly wiped out by humanity's greed and ignorance. Let's all wake up and be aware of the issues that truly matter instead of reality TV and biased media. Instead of fashion trends or the hollow pursuit of self-centered fame and materialism. What about the ecosystem? The climate? The animals? The very air we breathe and water we drink?
WAKE UP EVERYONE
They're some of the most beautiful creatures on the planet. I don't think I could live with myself knowing that I was a part of the generation that let them go extinct.
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