Rare tiger died in South Africa
The foundation "Save the Chinese Tigers" has let known that Hope stopped eating as a result of an infection. The foundation is now focussing on another tiger couple, Madonna and Tiger Woods. They were brought to South Africa last year.
At the moment, only between ten and thirty Chinese tigers live in the wild. Another sixty live in captivity. According to the foundation, the fact that those tigers have not produces cubs this year, underlines the urgency of the project once again.