The tigers have spoken - they'd like it if people stopped hunting them.
The Greater Vancouver Zoo celebrated International Tiger Day on the last weekend of July, and raised money for wild tiger conservation.
A display at the zoo shared information about tiger conservation, including showing a confiscated tiger hide to explain why tigers should not be poached.
A raffle for a plush stuffed baby tiger raised $136 for Panthera's tiger conservation program.
Panthera is an international organization dedicated to wild cat conservation. The name comes from the Latin genus that includes tigers, lions, and other large predatory cats.
The tiger is the largest and one of the most endangered wild cats in the world.
There may be as few as 3,200 wild tigers, according to Panthera.
At the Greater Vancouver Zoo there are three critically endangered Siberian Tigers - Sweetie, Hana, and Hani. In the wild there are estimated to be as few as 400 to 500 Siberian Tigers living primarily in eastern Russia, although some exist in China and North Korea.
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