Siberian tigers are on the endangered list and their numbers, while currently stable, have declined because of poaching and loss of habitat. The poaching is done to procure body parts, typically used in Chinese medicine.... More »

Javan tigers became extinct mainly because their natural habitats were destroyed and cultivated for the benefit of a rapidly growing human population, according to About.com. They were hunted down and poisoned, and were ... More »

The sabertooth tiger may have become extinct due to climate change, lack of large prey and competition from humans. However, there’s no fossil evidence of tooth wear to suggest sabertooth cats starved. Although climate c... More »

Tigers are endangered because of climate change, loss of habitat and poaching. Most of the reasons tigers are on the endangered species list are tied to human interference. The overall combined population of all five tig... More »

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Siberian tigers, also known as Amur tigers, were almost made extinct by hunting and remain endangered due to poaching and habitat destruction. Black markets fuel the problem, since they are prized for use in traditional ... More »

The habitat of Siberian tigers ranges from the birch forests of eastern Russia to China and North Korea, although the majority of the population is located in Russia. It is estimated that there are 400 to 500 Siberian ti... More »

The endangered cheetah faces the possibility of extinction with its numbers continuing to dwindle thanks to a loss of habitat, largely due to ranching and an increasing human population in areas that formerly served as t... More »