The extinction of sumatran tigers in asia - by yoshie samosir tigers are the largest cat species with sharp claws and teeth they are excellent swimmers and climbers the ones that live in colder regions are paler, larger, thicker fur. As a result, populations of orangutans, elephants and tigers have dropped precipitously over the years and are now faced with extinction fewer than 400 sumatran tigers are still alive in the wild. The sumatran tiger trust work to protect sumatran tigers in indonesia through research, habitat preservation, anti poaching patrols, the training of park rangers and supplying them with the necessary equipment. There are only an estimated 400 sumatran tigers left in the wild, loss of habitat is a major factor in the decline of this species rainforest is being actively cleared by pulpwood plantations.
Wonderful news: the first live sighting of a sumatran rhino in indonesian borneo for 40 years the species was thought to be extinct in the area until 2013, whe n a wwf team first found footprints. The authors concluded that these results demonstrate that more efforts are needed to reduce deforestation to prevent the extinction of tigers in sumatra the erosion of large wilderness areas pushes sumatran tigers one step closer to extinction. There are fewer than 350 sumatran tigers in the wild, and that number continues to drop scientists estimate that this species could be extinct in its native sumatra by 2020, unless measures are. Save the tiger from extinction organizations across the globe are working hard to protect this animal however, given the size of the habitat, it is practically impossible to protect each and every animal.
Indonesia's sumatran tiger could be the first large predator to become extinct this century, unless poaching for body parts and illegal logging in the area are stopped today, the total population of sumatran tigers left in the wild is estimated to be fewer than 400. In addition to deforestation, the sumatran tiger is also threatened by habitat fragmentation, which occurs even in protected areas (though to a lesser extent than in unprotected regions) the encroachment into tiger habitat has triggered increasingly frequent and deadly conflicts between humans and tigers. The sumatran tiger is a specific subspecies of tiger, which belongs to the sunda island tiger group this group formerly included the javan and bali tigers, both of which are now considered extinct the sumatran tiger is native to the indonesian island of sumatra, where it lives in both coastal and mountain forests. The death of an already endangered female sumatran tiger was another episode that seemed to confirm the lack of concern when it comes to the environment and natural wildlife habitats in riau. The javan tiger was a panthera tigris sondaica population that lived in the indonesian island of java until the mid 1970s it was hunted to extinction and its natural habitat converted for human use.
Planet, project peril save the sumatran tiger from extinction the tiger has been an animal of great wonder and mystery since most of us were children their beautiful striped patterns, strength, and strong posture make one feel in awe and trepid at the same time. A 1978 a tiger census reported around 1,000 sumatran tigers still in the wild this means over the last 25 years, the population of sumatran tigers has been cut in half the sumatran tiger is considered to be a 'critically' endangered species. Increased levels of poaching to meet demands of a substantial market for tiger parts and products, as well as accelerating deforestation have lead to the decreased numbers of the species while indonesia has made poaching tigers punishable with jail time and steep fines, sumatran tigers are still in danger. The destruction of sumatra's natural forests is accelerating global climate change and pushing endangered species closer to extinction, a new report warned today. These threats are causing the estimated last 400 sumatran tigers to slowly become more and more endangered till they become extinct according to iucn red list during the years 1998-2002 at least 51 tigers were killed per year, with 76% of killings for purposes of trade and 15% of killings out of human-tiger conflict.
The smallest species of tigers, indonesia's sumatran tigers  are labeled as critically endangered and on the verge of complete extinction  poaching and destruction of their habitat to paper and palm oil industries are threatening to kill the last surviving sumatran tigers in the wild. This is an interesting way to raise awareness of the near extinction of the sumatran tigers the american rock band, 'portugal the man' is helping to spread this matter to a broader audience. There are only around 400 sumatran tigers left in the world, meaning it is on the brink of extinction, according to the world wildlife fund in march a tiger was found killed in north sumatra it too had roamed close to a village and injured one person.
The malayan tiger is currently listed in the iucn red list as critically endangered, the malaysia's wildlife conservation act 2010 as a totally protected species and as a species threatened with extinction in appendix i of cites. The sumatran tiger is critically endangered with around 240 remaining in the wild despite hunting being illegal, tigers continue to be killed by poachers you can help us fight extinction by adopting the sumatran tiger. The major threats to sumatran tigers are habitat loss due to expansion of palm oil plantations, the planting of acacia plantations and illegal trade for tiger parts and products the sumatran tiger is classified as critically endangered by the iucn. Villagers in an indonesian community killed and disemboweled a sumatran tiger after it apparently attacked locals, a conservation official told the agence france-presse (afp) news agency on monday.