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There are 40% more tigers in the world than previously estimated

A Bengal tiger rests in the jungles of Bannerghatta National Park south of Bangalore, India, on July 29, 2015. The number of tigers in the wild has gone up 40% since 2015 — largely because of improvements in monitoring them, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature.

The number of tigers in the wild has gone up dramatically since 2015 — largely because of improvements in monitoring them, but the species remains endangered.

(Image credit: Aijaz Rahi/AP)

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