Indonesian Tiger Numbers Decline-poachers, deforestation, palm oil plantations to blame!

Photograph by Joel Sartore More than a thousand tigers prowled the Indonesian island of Sumatra when the animals were surveyed in 1978. Today, fewer than half that number survive here and those cats are under siege by poachers and ceaseless deforestation of their home forests fueled by the pulp, paper, and palm oil industries. A […]

via The Sumatran or Island Tiger, Indonesia. — Old Guv Legends


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