Sara Errani, and Roberta Vinci kiss their trophy after winning the women’s doubles final at the Australian Open in Melbourne-AP

Sara Errani, and Roberta Vinci kiss their trophy after winning the women’s doubles final at the Australian Open in Melbourne-AP

Sara Errani, and Roberta Vinci kiss their trophy after winning the women’s doubles final at the Australian Open in Melbourne-AP

When politics, business and media rivalry get mixed up in wildlife conservation, the consequence can be pretty bizarre.

When William Blake published his The Tyger in 1794, he carefully replaced the usual “i” of “Tiger” with a “y” in order to suggest the extraordinariness of the apocalyptic beast.