Journal of Forestry Research

, Volume 10, Issue 4, pp 243–246 | Cite as

Present status and perspective of tiger research in China

  • Teng Liwei
  • Li Feng
  • Liu Zhensheng


This paper reviewed the present status of research about tiger in China. At present, four survival subspecies are endangered in China. Tiger has decreased greatly in number, and its distribution has limited to some areas. The published papers on morphology and anatomy were relatively few, while much work has been done on physiology and biochemistry of captive tigers. The author pointed out a few further research fields. The studies of chromosomes, gene, cloning and establishment of gene bank should be mostly focusing fields. Feeding and breeding techniques must be improved and reinforced.

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Tiger Biology Present status 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teng Liwei
    • 1
  • Li Feng
    • 1
  • Liu Zhensheng
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Wildlife ResourceNortheast Forestry UniversityHarbinP.R. China

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