Tigers are an umbrella species. This means that by protecting them, we also ensure the survival of other valuable species and preserve their natural habitats. These wild cats naturally regulate the population of the animals they feed on, thus ensuring the maintenance of biodiversity and the sustainability of the environment.
Did you know we have lost as many as 95% of our wild tigers in the last century?
By symbolically adopting an animal, you are supporting WWF’s efforts to strengthen conservation and continue the recovery of this species.
Criminal gangs from Asia trade tiger parts, which then feed the black market and are sold as ingredients in pseudo-medicines.
The destruction of forests for plantations, among other things, means that tigers have less and less space to live in.
The mangrove forests on the border between India and Bangladesh, where tigers live, are being flooded due to rising sea levels resulting from climate change.