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The Vanishing Tiger: Wild Tigers, Co-Predators and Prey Species

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Classic account of the tiger's predicament

By: Vivek R Sinha

256 pages, 170 col photos

Salamander Books

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138574 | ISBN: 1840654414
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For time immemorial, the tiger has been an object of awe, reverence, and superstition, but today the tiger faces extinction. In the last century, it has dwindled from a population of 100,000 to barely 6,000. Out of 8 subspecies, 3 have become extinct in the last 60 years. In India, where 60 percent of the tiger population lives, their numbers have declined by 90 percent within the last century. This book offers a rare look at the history and way of life of an endangered animal, featuring 200 color photos. It is an essential book for anyone concerned about the future of our planet's wildlife.

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Vivek R. Sinha is a former Additional Secretary to the Government of India, who is now a professional photographer. He lives in India and has spent the last two decades photographing the tiger in the wild, with the help of his wife, Arati. His stunning images of wildlife have been published in many magazines, but this is his first book.

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