Poachers and limited prey driving Malayan Tiger to extinction


A file picture of a Malayan Tiger named Nicky seen here in his enclosure at the Melaka Zoo. – A. MALEX YAHAYA/The Star

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The fate of the Malayan tiger hangs in the balance as poaching continues even in the tiger priority site of Belum-Temengor forest reserve, along with the decline in the number of other wildlife that the tiger relies on for food.

In an interview with Bernama, WWF (World Wildlife Fund) Malaysia, Tiger Landscape Lead Dr Mark Rayan Darmaraj said the tiger population in the country today has sadly declined to fewer than 200.

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Malayan Tiger , Conservation , Extinction , WWF

   

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