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  • Welcome to the Jungle: How Loopholes in the Federal Endangered Species Act and Animal Welfare Act are Feeding a Tiger Crisis in America

    This article will explore the origins of America’s tiger crisis in existing federal statutory, regulatory, and policy deficiencies, the paradox of how growth in private ownership of tigers is actually harmful to tiger survival, and then illustrate why loopholes in the ESA implementing regulations and application of AWA safe handling requirements must be closed in order to further meaningful species conservation efforts.