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Caspian Tiger’s Revival a Far-Fetched Project

The species of tiger once roamed the northern forests of Iran but is believed to have completely died out as no traces have been found in half a century
Caspian Tiger’s Revival  a Far-Fetched ProjectCaspian Tiger’s Revival  a Far-Fetched Project
Back in 2009, the DOE on advice by some scientists launched a program to revive the species, but the efforts led nowhere, with experts now maintaining that such a project is unlikely to get off the ground

Although still on the agenda, the plan to recover the Caspian tiger from extinction is hardly attainable largely due to the changes in the natural areas that were once home to the big cat.
The species of tiger once roamed the northern forests of Iran but is believed to have completely died out as no traces have been found in half a century, IRNA reported. 
Caspian tigers lived in coastal forests which were later replaced by farmlands thanks to the growth in human populations. With the loss of their habitat, the remaining animals retreated toward highlands where they faced a grim fate again and were exposed to hunting. 
Reportedly, the last animal was hunted in the 1950s in the present-day Golestan National Park and no Caspian tiger has been spotted in the area ever since. 

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