Infographic: Live Tigers, Tiger Trophies and Skins Exported from South Africa, 2000 — 2010

An infographic showing exports of live tigers, tiger trophies, and tiger skins from South Africa over a ten-year period.

The UAE imported 36 live tigers (22 of them in 2009), while Botswana imported 28. Only one skull was exported, and it went to Norway. 2009 was a deadly year for tigers in South Africa, with seven tiger trophies exported.

About the Live Tigers, Tiger Trophies and Skins Exported from South Africa 2000 — 2010 infographic:

  • Data source: CITES Trade Database.
  • Data is limited to CITES database parameters.
  • Designed by Rhishja Cota-Larson
  • Data source: CITES Trade Database
  • Data compiled by Sarah Pappin
  • © Annamiticus Media LLC



Rhishja Cota-Larson

I am the founder of Annamiticus, and I work as an independent Wildlife Trade and Communication Design Consultant. I have journeyed to the streets of Hanoi to research the illegal wildlife trade, and to the rainforests of Sumatra and Java to document the world’s rarest rhinos. I am a Co-Chair of the SSN Pangolin Working Group. At CITES meetings, I collaborate with colleagues from around the world to lobby in favor of protecting endangered species. I am a Wildlife Trade and Trafficking Consultant for the upcoming documentary The Price, the host of Behind the Schemes and author of the book Murder, Myths & Medicine. I enjoy desert gardening, herping, reading, designing, and walking with my dogs.