“It is a common practice to kill innocent animals due to the superstitious beliefs of some people.
The Indian tiger has been a target for poachers for a long-time as people living in some South Asian countries like China believe that its parts have medicinal properties. Parts of a tiger like its penis are believed to have medicinal properties and can cure impotency.
Tiger parts are also served at private dinners to guests by affluent people as a status people. As a result, the tiger population has fallen drastically since the middle of the twentieth century. Tigers have almost become extinct in the South Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.”