Poaching of Malayan tigers down to almost zero in Royal Belum park


A Malayan tiger caught on a Perhilitan (Wildlife and National Parks Department) camera trap. There's some hope for tigers in Perak where not only has poaching been almost eliminated but breeding seems to be going well after a mother and four cubs were caught on film. — Perhilitan

There is a bit of good news for the Malayan tiger in the Year of the Tiger despite dire reports of its tiny, dwindling population numbers.

Poaching in the Royal Belum State Park, an important source area for the animal, has fallen to almost zero in the past 24 months, says Perak State Parks Corporation head Shah Redza Hussein.

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