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Sumatran tiger

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The Sumatran tiger is a tiger subspecies that inhabits the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It was classified as critically endangered by IUCN in 2008 as the population is projected to be 441 to 679 individuals, with no subpopulation having an effective population size larger than 50 individuals, with a declining trend.

The Sumatran tiger is the only surviving member of the Sunda Islands group of tigers that included the now extinct Bali tiger and Javan tiger. Sequences from complete mitochondrial.. more

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Jul 11, 2013. Captured Aug 29, 2012 10:40.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO640
  • 160mm