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Biogeography considers the geographic distribution of plants, animals, even microbes. This map shows the range of tigers in 1850 (in white in the upper right inset) and the pockets in which tigers remained as of 2006 (in green). ourplnt.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/tiger-range.jpg However, scientists estimate that tiger populations have declined an additional 42% in the 10 years since 2006, mostly due to losses in South and Southeast Asia. [I incorporate biogeography into my "Hands-On Geography" (B) and (C) classes and teach a biogeography class at Compass in the spring.]
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