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Facing Extinction: Indochinese Tigers

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WORLD TIGER DAY is on July 29 — a day to celebrate some of the world's most fascinating big cats and raise awareness about their urgent need for conservation.

At one point, the world had nine subspecies of tigers. But today, there are only six. While most continental tigers are genetically one species, they have important territorial and behavioral differences. Today, let's look more closely at the rarest of them all — the Indochinese tiger.

Indochinese tigers are native to the tropical forests of Southeast Asia, with reproducing populations still active in Myanmar and Thailand. Unlike their tiger cousins, Indochinese tigers are smaller, with shorter fur and narrower stripes, and often communicate through roaring, grunting, hissing, scent and claw marks.

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