What 3 tigers are extinct?

There are a total of 9 subspecies of tigers. Of these 6 are still present in some or the other part of the world. However, three species are extinct. The three tigers that are extinct include:

  1. Balinese tigers (Panthera tigris balica)
  2. Caspian tigers (Panthera tigris virgata)
  3. Javan tigers (Panthera tigris sondaica)

Further Reading:

Related Links
Project Tiger Launched – [April 1, 1973]  Tiger Population in India – Tiger Census Report
Global Tiger Forum – UPSC Notes National Tiger Conservation Authority
Importance of Tiger Conservation: RSTV- Big Picture The Hindu – Daily News Analysis

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