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Birth of twin Malayan tigers revives breeding efforts in Singapore

The birth of twin Malayan tigers at the Night Safari last December - the first in over two decades - has revived Singapore's effort to breed the critically endangered subspecies.

The latest additions take the tally of successfully bred Malayan tigers in Wildlife Reserves Singapore's (WRS) parks to 26.

Native to Peninsular…

Study: Fragmentation of tiger habitat is leading to inbreeding, low survival

The study published in journal of Molecular Biology and Evolution published on February 16 suggests that there is inbreeding among Indian tigers, which is a result of isolated populations due to habitat loss.

A new research paper has concluded that fragmentation of habitat has already disrupted the natural evolutionary process in…