India’s tigers at risk of Distemper deaths

There is worrying news from India of a new threat to the survival of endangered tigers. The tigers are at risk of contracting Distemper virus from stray dogs that are reported to be being dumped in the forest near the Tadoba-Andhari tiger reserve. Last year four tiger deaths were thought to be related to the Distemper virus, with only 1,700 tigers left in the wild in India.

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