The Tiger's Last Stand | The Daily Star
12:00 AM, July 29, 2016 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, July 29, 2016

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The Tiger's Last Stand

Bengal Tigers in the Sundarbans are the only tigers in the world that live in the saline, swampy environment of a mangrove forest. Due to poaching and habitat destruction, the number of these endangered big cats has been reduced to one third in Bangladesh in the last ten years. Besides this, the construction of coal-fired Rampal Power Plant will increase the threat of extinction of these tigers and their habitat, the Sundarbans, as well.

Read spotlight to know about what lies ahead of the Sundarbans, the last sanctuary of mangrove Bengal Tigers.

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