Blood of the Tiger: A Story of Conspiracy, Greed, and the by J. A. Mills

By J. A. Mills

Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild journey to save lots of one of many world's rarest animals from a band of chinese language billionaires.
 
Many humans imagine wild tigers are at the highway to restoration, yet they're in better probability than ever-from a threat few specialists observed coming.

there is in simple terms 3 thousand wild tigers left within the complete international. extra stunning is the truth that two times that many-some six thousand-have been bred on farms, no longer for standard medication yet to provide a luxury-goods that secretly sells tiger-bone wine, tiger-skin décor, and unique delicacies loved through China's elite.
 
20 years in the past, overseas flora and fauna investigator J. A. turbines went undercover to reveal endure farming in China and chanced on the plot to show tigers into not anything greater than farm animals. hence starts off the tale of a private campaign within which generators mobilizes overseas forces to evoke the area to a conspiracy so pervasive that it threatens each final tiger within the wild.
 
during this memoir of triumph, heartbreak, and geopolitical intrigue, turbines and a number of heroic comrades try and thwart a chinese language cadre's plan to release billion-dollar industries banking at the extinction of not only wild tigers but in addition elephants and rhinos. Her trip takes her throughout Asia, into the jungles of India and Nepal, to Russia and Africa, touring by way of ability from elephant again to presidential motorcade, within the corporation of man-eaters, motion picture stars, and international leaders. She reveals cause of desire within the expanding variety of chinese language who don't want the blood of the final wild tigers to stain their cherished tradition and motherland.
 
Set opposed to the backdrop of China's ascendance to global dominance, Blood of the Tiger tells of a world struggle to rein within the forces of greed on behalf of 1 of the world's such a lot precious and endangered animals.

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For shelter and sunning Soaring hawks, ravens, and vultures are easily seen from the sky-top view here 12. indd 29 5/23/13 1:32 PM Once as tall as the Rocky Mountains, the Appalachians have eroded over billions of years into gentle rolling mountains. indd 2 5/23/13 1:33 PM Mammals GRAY FOX Urocyon cinereoargenteus Dog family (Canidae) Quick ID: salt-and-pepper grizzled gray back with dark streak on back and tail, blacktipped tail, rusty side, neck, legs, and feet. 25 oz The white-footed mouse and the closely related deer mouse (P.

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