Tigers Could Be Extinct in 12 Years

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How much time do they have?

As if your days weren’t depressing enough, there’s this: Tigers could be entirely extinct in the wild in just over a decade, according to the latest reports from conservationists. There are currently only 3,200 tigers left outside of captivity. At least 1,000 were killed over the last decade by poaching alone. Many more are threatened by habitat loss caused by human development. If this trajectory continues, one of the most recognizable and universally-beloved species on the planet could be done for…

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