Grade level: 5th
Related environmental issues: Biodiversity & Deforestation
Area level: Global
Tigers are endangered because their habitat in forests were destroyed for logging and agriculture use. They also have been illegally hunted. We have lost 97% of wild tigers over the last 100 years. There are only 3,201 tigers surviving in the wild today.
- How many tigers were there 100 years ago?
- How many tigers did we lose in 100 years?
Photo: WWF Canada
Note: The number 3,201 was changed from 3,200 to make this problem appropriate for the grade level.
- 3,201 / 3 x 100 = 106,700
- 106,700 -3,201 = 103,499