The Internet’s most famous cats team up to save tigers
Lil Bub, Princess Monster Truck, Nala Cat and Hamilton the Hipster Cat teamed up with Greenpeace on International Tiger Day to launch Cats Save Tigers, a social media campaign that promotes awareness about the plight of tigers.
With only 3,000 tigers left in the wild, the campaign calls on cat owners to create their own cat memes and share them with the hashtag #CatsSaveTigers to spread the word about this endangered species.
Watch the video and learn how to make your own tiger-saving cat meme.
11 photos that prove tigers have a softer side
July 29 is International Tiger Day, a holiday that raises awareness of their endangered status and advocates a global system for conserving their natural habitats.
While tigers are known for their striking stripes, massive size, barbed tongues, razor sharp teeth and predatory instinct, it’s also important to recognize how cute and lovable they can be. Here are just a few photos demonstrating the gentle side of these beautiful creatures.
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Photo of the day: Cuddly tiger cub goofs around with mom
Indira, a white Bengal tiger, cuddles with one of her three cubs on Feb. 6 at the zoo in Cali, Colombia. Born on Nov. 30, the adorable triplets do not possess the same recessive white-striped gene as their mother
How do you teach a baby tiger how to swim? More adorable photos
Indian village relocates to make room for tigers
200 families accepted government incentive packages to move outside tiger reserve borders.
How the white tiger got his coat
The rare pigmentation of these majestic cats results from a gene variant.
Photo of the day: 400-pound tiger gets a root canal
Most people would be (reasonably) afraid to reach into a Bengal tiger’s open mouth — but not the members of the Peter Emily International Veterinary Dental Foundation team, which recently visited Noah’s Ark Animal Sanctuary in Stockbridge, Ga., to do dental work on some very special patients.