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What efforts are being made to save Siberian tigers?

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Organizations like the Siberian Tiger Project and the World Wildlife Federation are attempting to save Siberian tigers by releasing them from poachers' traps, contributing financial resources to stop poaching, eliminating demand for commercial products that use tiger parts, protecting natural habitats, promoting awareness of the Siberian tiger and reducing the potential conflict between humans and tigers. Approximately 95 percent of the existing Siberian tiger population exists in Russia, reports the Wildlife Conservation Society.

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Siberian tigers are considered vital to the ecosystems they inhabit because of their positions at the top of the food chain. However, conflict with humans, poaching and habitat destruction have brought the Siberian tiger population close to extinction.

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