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Tall tales misrepresent the real story behind Bhutan’s high altitude tigers

In September 2010, the BBC announced a stunning discovery of tigers (Panthera tigris) living at high altitude in the Himalayas. The article claimed that a BBC team had discovered first hand evidence of tigers living at 4,100 metres above sea level (asl) in Bhutan. This revelation spread quickly, achieving worldwide media coverage within days. In […] … learn more→