An adult tiger stand next to a tiger cub that is sitting on the ground.

New Study Estimates There May 40% More Tigers Than Previously Thought

Caitlin Dempsey

Conservation efforts and better tiger monitoring efforts have led to an increase in the estimated global populations of this wild cat.

A Sumatran tiger looking straight ahead while standing in the shade within a zoo enclosure.

Facts About Tigers

Caitlin Dempsey

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest living wild cat in the world