schematic overview of the tax­o­nomic Tree of Life of the Car­ni­vore Fam­i­lies, mainly based on the Cat­a­logue of Life, includ­ing the species’ con­ser­va­tion sta­tus accord­ing the IUCN Red List of Threat­ened Species.
[beware, the scheme may not appear as it should when viewed in older browsers, espe­cially Inter­net Explorer]

For peo­ple who are inter­ested in images and descrip­tion of the species men­tioned below, the Map of Life is a worth­while source of infor­ma­tion to refer to.

Goal: 7000 tigers in the wild

Tiger range countries map

Tiger map” (CC BY 2.5) by Sander­son et al., 2006.

about zoos and their mis­sion regard­ing breed­ing endan­gered species, nature con­ser­va­tion, bio­di­ver­sity and edu­ca­tion, which of course relates to the evo­lu­tion of species.
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