A resident of the Hengdaohezi Siberian Tiger Park in Heilongjiang province goes for a prowl. Chinese rangers and conservationists are working to increase the big cats’ population in the wild. Photo: AFP

From poacher to ranger: saving China’s Siberian tigers

Dozens of former hunters are helping conservation efforts in the region, where about 540 of the big cats live in the wild

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A resident of the Hengdaohezi Siberian Tiger Park in Heilongjiang province goes for a prowl. Chinese rangers and conservationists are working to increase the big cats’ population in the wild. Photo: AFP
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