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Leo Ponies Up Big Bucks for Tigers

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Posted on Nov 23, 2010
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Cash for cats: Leonardo DiCaprio is on a pro-tiger crusade for the World Wildlife Fund.

Having lived through a scary air travel incident last weekend, Leonardo DiCaprio is giving some big cats a shot at survival in the form of $1 million, which the actor donated Tuesday at the first-ever international tiger summit, in Moscow.  —KA

ABC News:

The star of movies “Titanic” and “Inception” made the $1 million commitment to the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), with whom he has been working this year on the Save Tigers Now campaign.

DiCaprio, 36, is a committed environmentalist and a WWF board member who recently visited Nepal and Bhutan and toured a tiger habitat by elephant with an anti-poaching staff.

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By Queenie, November 24, 2010 at 12:28 pm Link to this comment

Wonderful news for the tigers! And if I may add, Mr DiCaprio is one awsome looking cat, himself!

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