Latest Sumatran Tiger Stories
400 Remaining Sumatran Tigers in Existence, 400 Records Will Go Extinct if Not Shared NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB Worldwide, part of Omnicom Group (NYSE), and The
Preliminary data from a camera trap survey in Sumatra, Indonesia shows an unexpectedly high density of tigers living in the Tambling Wildlife Nature Conservation.
A new study from Indonesian and American researchers indicates that tigers on the Indonesian island of Sumatra have been highly susceptible to human development.
The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Program (SOCP) announced today Sumatra's first ever successful sentence of an illegal orangutan owner and trader in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia.
The Worldwide Wildlife Fund (WWF) said on Tuesday that the Sumatran elephant could be extinct in the wild in the next 30 years.
An official said on Friday that an endangered Sumatran tiger died after brushing against an electric fence set up by Indonesian farmers.
Sumatran tigers are Critically Endangered, with as few as 400 left in the wild Washington, DC (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 A suspected tiger smuggler has been arrested in Sumatra, Indonesia, following a three-day operation by the Natural Resource Conservation Agency (BKSDA) in Riau and West Sumatra provinces, with support from World Wildlife Fund-Indonesiaâ€™s (WWF) Tiger Protection Units.
A Sumatran tiger gave birth to three live cubs at an Indonesian zoo on Tuesday.
Infrared footage has shown a rare tiger roaming in protected forests on Indonesia's Sumatra island, which conservationists claim to have been illegally cleared.
Conservation group WWF said on Wednesday that Indonesia must halt the destruction of forests in Sumatra after tigers in Jambi province killed six people in less than a month.
The South China Tiger or South Chinese Tiger (Panthera tigris amoyensis), also known as the Amoy or Xiamen tiger, is a subspecies of tiger native to the forests of Southern China. The South China tiger is the second smallest and most critically endangered tiger. Some experts maintain that there are approximately 20 to 30 of these tigers left in the wild. It is likely that they are extinct in the wild as there have been no confirmed sightings for 20 years. A total of 47 South China tigers...
The Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) is found only on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The wild population is estimated at between 400 and 500 animals, occurring predominantly in the island's national parks. Recent genetic testing has revealed the presence of unique genetic markers. They indicate that it may develop into a separate species, if it is not made extinct. This has led to suggestions that the Sumatran Tiger should have greater priority for conservation than any other...
- The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.