London, (ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has started a new
organization for the protection of endangered tigers. The
Titanic star has teamed with the World Wildlife Fund to
launch Save Tigers Now. The aim of the organization is to raise 13
million pounds for the cause.
DiCaprio is presently in Asia learning about decreasing tiger
population. “Tigers are endangered and critical to some of the
world's most important ecosystems. Key conservation efforts can
save the tiger species from extinction, protect some of the
planet's last wild habitats and help sustain the local communities
surrounding them," the Daily Express quoted him, as saying.
The organization hopes to double the population of tigers by