Towson T4T Travels to Carolina Tiger Rescue
During their Winter break, Towson University T4T members chose to spend a week volunteering at Carolina Tiger Rescue (CTR), through their university's Alternative Break Connections program. CTR is an accredited, non-breeding, big cat sanctuary located in Pittsboro, NC and offers the opportunity to learn more about big cats, and the problems surrounding them in the U.S. When asked to describe their experience in three words, Towson T4T president, Chelsea Connor said, "Inspirin
College Daze: Costa Rica, Beyonce, and Saving Tigers!
Trinity University T4T had a very successful fall semester by finding ways to reach out and give back to their community. During Tiger Awareness Week, Trinity T4T raised $200 in hopes to support the tiger habitat of the San Antonio Zoo. Throughout the semester, they worked with multiple student organizations, not only to educate their peers about their mascot; but also, to bring student groups together at their holiday-themed events and t-shirt giveaway. Tito Sandigo is a jun
Congressional Leaders Step Up to Reduce Poaching and Illegal Wildlife Trafficking
Ilegal wildlife trafficking is one of the most lucrative global crimes, generating an annual $8-10 billion. Frankly, it’s a huge problem not only for charismatic species like rhinos, elephants and tigers; but also, poses a national security threat to the United States. Highly organized and sophisticated crime networks like Al-Shabaab, and the Lord’s Resistance Army are taking advantage of this lucrative business, to fund human, drugs and arms trafficking along with terrorist