By J. A. Mills
Blood of the Tiger takes readers on a wild journey to save lots of one of many world's rarest animals from a band of chinese language billionaires.
Many humans imagine wild tigers are at the street to restoration, yet they're in larger hazard than ever-from a threat few specialists observed coming.
there's in basic terms 3 thousand wild tigers left within the complete global. extra stunning is the truth that two times that many-some six thousand-have been bred on farms, no longer for normal medication yet to provide a luxury-goods that secretly sells tiger-bone wine, tiger-skin décor, and unique food loved through China's elite.
twenty years in the past, overseas natural world investigator J. A. generators went undercover to show undergo farming in China and stumbled on the plot to show tigers into not anything greater than farm animals. therefore starts the tale of a private campaign during which turbines mobilizes foreign forces to rouse the area to a conspiracy so pervasive that it threatens each final tiger within the wild.
during this memoir of triumph, heartbreak, and geopolitical intrigue, turbines and a bunch of heroic comrades attempt to thwart a chinese language cadre's plan to release billion-dollar industries banking at the extinction of not only wild tigers but additionally elephants and rhinos. Her trip takes her throughout Asia, into the jungles of India and Nepal, to Russia and Africa, touring by way of potential from elephant again to presidential motorcade, within the corporation of man-eaters, motion picture stars, and global leaders. She unearths cause of wish within the expanding variety of chinese language who don't need the blood of the final wild tigers to stain their cherished tradition and motherland.
Set opposed to the backdrop of China's ascendance to global dominance, Blood of the Tiger tells of an international struggle to rein within the forces of greed on behalf of 1 of the world's so much valuable and endangered animals.
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