Meet Russia's Tiger Guardians

June 11, 2015 - Russia's Vladimir Putin was photographed last year helping conservationists release a tiger into the wild. His photo op was intended to show the world his commitment to saving this endangered species. Only about 500 Siberian tigers remain in eastern Russia and the bordering regions. Habitat loss and poaching threaten the dwindling population, but one group is focused on protecting the tigers. Go behind the scenes as Russian park rangers and conservationists crack down on illegal poaching.

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