On a quest to save tigers

The documentary Tigerland features the work of two people passionate about saving the wild tiger, whose numbers are waning

In his film Tigerland, documentarymaker Ross Kauffman (right) focuses on tigers living in the wild domains of the Russian Far East and India.
In his film Tigerland, documentarymaker Ross Kauffman (right) focuses on tigers living in the wild domains of the Russian Far East and India.PHOTOS: DISCOVERY CHANNEL

A century ago, the tiger's home covered most of Asia, from the snowy forests of the Russian Far East to the jungles of Bali.

Today, wild cats live on 7 per cent of the land they used to inhabit at the beginning of the 20th century.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2019, with the headline 'On a quest to save tigers'. Subscribe