Boris Johnson vows to save Sumatran Tiger, saying there are less of them left than we have peers in the Lords.

BORIS JOHNSON will vow to save the Sumatran Tiger – saying it defies belief there are more peers in the Lords than the endangered animal.

The PM will play up his green credentials by promising to put £220 million behind protecting some of the world’s under threat species.

 BoJo will vow to save the Sumatran Tiger

BoJo will vow to save the Sumatran TigerCredit: Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved

The cash will also be used to save the black rhino, African elephant and snow leopard.

Speaking in New York, the PM will say: “The global population of animals is plummeting faster than at any time in human history.

“There are more peers in the House of Lords than there are Sumatran tigers left in the world. And we risk there being no tigers left at all when the next Year of the Tiger comes round in 2022.”

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 There are more peers in the House of Lords than there are Sumatran tigers left in the world

There are more peers in the House of Lords than there are Sumatran tigers left in the worldCredit: PA:Press Association

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