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Indonesia reports another suspected Sumatran tiger poisoning

Jun 29, 2020 - 9:11 PM

Authorities suspect locals attacked the tiger, whose species is critically endangered, for attacking their livestock

Endangered Sumatran tiger found dead in Indonesia

May 20, 2020 - 2:31 PM

The 18-month-old male's decomposing body is found with its leg caught in a trap near a palm oil plantation in Sumatra's Riau province

This picture taken on May 18, 2020 shows the carcass of a 1.5 year old male tiger being handled by officers from Riau's province's Conservation and Nature Resource agency (BKSDA) in Pekanbaru, after the dead animal was found entangled in steel rope at a concession area in the province. WAHYUDI / AFP

Sumatran tiger kills farmer in Indonesia

Dec 06, 2019 - 5:26 PM

Authorities say the coffee farmer's body was found Thursday, December 5, by relatives who grew worried when he failed to return home

ATTACK. A Sumatran tiger has killed an Indonesian farmer, according to police. File photo by Dick Mudde via Wikimedia Commons

Amputee Sumatran tiger gives birth to cubs

Jan 22, 2019 - 6:36 PM

Sumatran tiger births are rare and the species is considered critically endangered by the International Union for Conservation of Nature

Sumatra's receding forests pushing tigers to the brink

Dec 06, 2017 - 7:50 AM

Deforestation to make way for palm oil plantations is driving critically endangered Sumatran tigers towards extinction, researchers warn

WILD CAT. A file photo taken on March 27, 2014 shows Harfan, a male Sumatran tiger born in 2008, being presented to the public for the first time at Berlin's Tierpark zoo. John Macdougall/AFP

Sumatran tiger mauls Indonesian man to death

Jan 12, 2017 - 6:55 PM

The group of men were leaving the Sembilang National Park on Sumatra island after night fell when the 25 year old victim suddenly let out a scream as the tiger pounced

ATTACK. A Sumatran tiger in Indonesia mauls a 25-year-old. File photo by Dick Mudde via Wikimedia Commons

Indonesia arrests men accused of poaching Sumatran tigers

May 26, 2016 - 3:59 PM

Tiger skins bones and teeth were found at the homes of the alleged poachers during raids by police

POACHERS Indonesia arrests poachers of Sumatran tigers like the one pictured here. EPA/BOGDAN MARAN

Bad conditions or natural causes? Rare tiger dies at Indonesia's 'death zoo'

Apr 20, 2016 - 8:01 PM

Rama died at what is dubbed the death zoo as so many animals have died there prematurely because of neglect – including several orangutans a tiger and a giraffe

DEAD. This photo shows Rama, a 16-year old male Sumatran tiger, with a tranquilizer dart on his leg while inside his enclosure at the zoo in Surabaya. Rama died on April 10. Handout / SURABAYA ZOO / AFP

Indonesia arrests four men over Sumatran tiger killing

Aug 10, 2015 - 5:55 PM

One of the suspects admitted to having killed another Sumatran tiger and selling its body parts three years ago

Kulit macan yang diawetkan disita polisi dari empat pedagang barang ilegal yang berasal dari satwa liar. EPA/HOTLI SIMANJUNTAK

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Dec 31, 2014 - 1:31 PM

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The scene at Jakarta’s Hotel Indonesia traffic circle during the New Year celebration in 2013. Photo by EPA

Rare Sumatran tiger cubs born at US zoo

Aug 08, 2013 - 11:25 PM

Two rare Sumatran tiger cubs were born this week at the National Zoo in the US capital in what zookeepers described as a conservation victory for the critically endangered cats

NEW-BORN. Two rare Sumatran tiger cubs were born this week at the National Zoo in the US. Photo from AFP