Tigers for Sale Prices

in Environmental Threats

The following is the reported price of buy a tiger on the black market.

Price of an entire dead tiger: $5,000

Price of a live tiger: $50,000

Price of tiger skin sold at a market: $35,000

Price of the remains of a dead tiger, such as its bones, skin and meat: $70,000.

When tiger cubs are for sale, the reported price is $3,200.

See additional costs and prices of other exotic wildlife animals.

Source: Bhalin Singh, “Plight of the Bengal: India awakens to the reality of its tigers—and their fate,” Mongabay.com, June 6, 2010.

Source:  Rhett Butler, “Laos Emerges as Key Source in Asia’s Illicit Wildlife Trade,” Yale Environment 360, February 26, 2009.

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