End of tiger tale?
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Richard Black of the BBC looks at both sides of the debate over wild tiger conservation and tiger farms. As he reveals that tiger meat is currently being sold illegaly in China, one wonders whether the current status of unsucessful bans on trading and increasing trafficking is sustainable. In light of the failures of the past years, selling tigers to save them appears as a more promising and pragmatic venture.
The article makes several mentions of Barun Mitra, head of the SDN's 'Save the Tiger Initiative'.