Bengal tiger to be extinct by end of century: Researchers

Q.  A new study by Panthera has found that which species of tiger would extinct towards the close of the century?
- Published on 02 Aug 16

a. Bengal tiger
b. Asiatic tiger
c. Java Tiger
d. Sumatran tiger

ANSWER: Bengal tiger
 
According to research conducted by Panthera, researchers catalogued the species in peril across six continents- all the species across the globe that IUCN has listed as threatened with extinction.
  • World’s biggest and iconic animals such as Royal Bengal tiger could be extinct towards the close of the century if drastic conservation measures are not taken.
  • Rapid loss of biodiversity and megafauna is an issue more pressing than climate change.

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