12 AUGUST 2013 #34 PROTECT THE TIGERS

PROTECT THE TIGERS We have lost almost 96% of the world’s wild tigers. But tiger populations are slowly recovering thanks to efforts such as the World Wildlife Fund working with 13 tiger-range countries to protect tiger habitats – for example a large area on the border of India and Bhutan. Poets have written of the the tigers’ magnificent beauty. “The Tyger” by the English poet William Blake begins: Tyger, Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye Could frame thy fearful symmetry? “Always” by the Indian poet Kiran Verma envisions a NEW EARTH: Where tigers roam the forests And great whales roam the seas (Read the entire poem “Always” at warrenhallcrain.com/always/ ) WarrenHall Crain … Read More