"Sky-rocketing" tiger trade blamed on growing Asian wealth

Now watching

Next video starts in : 7 Play

"Sky-rocketing" tiger trade blamed on growing Asian wealth

"Sky-rocketing" tiger trade blamed on growing Asian wealth
Replay video
Up next

Protesters in Baltimore want answers from police about the death of Freddie Gray

Unlock your personal NFL Now stream by signing in to NFL.com

"Sky-rocketing" tiger trade blamed on growing Asian wealth

by Reuters Videos 1:12 mins

"Sky-rocketing" tiger trade blamed on growing Asian wealth

by Reuters Videos 1:12 mins

A leading conservationist warns that the illegal trade in tiger parts for medicinal purposes is increasing, despite improved efforts to save the world's largest cat. Alan Rabinowitz, who runs the Panthera conservation group, blames the growing wealth of many Asian countries for the problem, saying tiger parts are viewed as a status symbol. Jim Drury has more.

News

News with Katie Couric

  1. 4:10

    Protesters in Baltimore want answers from police about the death of Freddie Gray

  2. 5:43

    10 Funniest White House Correspondents' Dinner Moments

  3. 3:31

    Now I Get It: The Armenian genocide

  4. 11:41

    U.S. drone strike kills two hostages

  5. 17:27

    Justice for Freddie Gray

  6. 17:23

    Tina Brown to host Women in the World Summit

Katie Couric: Now I Get It