'Get rid of the poachers before releasing tigers into the wild'

An image from 2012 of a tiger skin seized by Thai customs officials. The photo was supplied by anti-trafficking group Freeland Foundation, which warned that the poaching and trafficking of tiger meat, bones and skin is a key cause of the declining wild Asian tiger populations. — Filepic/AFP

While Malaysians overwhelmingly agree that breeding the Malayan tiger in captivity and rewilding them is a good idea, many are concerned about poaching.

According to the results of a brief poll on The Star’s Facebook page, all of the respondents agree that something must be done to save the species.

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