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The Sumatran tiger - Panthera tigris sumatrae Another one of this great and wonderful tiger specie :) Animalia,Animals,Carnivora,Chordata,Diergaarde Blijdorp,Felidae,Geotagged,Mammalia,Panthera,Panthera tigris sumatrae,Sumatran tiger,The Netherlands,Zoo Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. What a beauty it is. I imagine prey does not flee as it is too busy admiring its beauty before getting eaten. Posted 8 years ago
    1. Haha, you are probably right :) Posted 8 years ago

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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 Wendy
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Uploaded Aug 9, 2014. Captured in Stadhoudersweg, 3039 Rotterdam, The Netherlands.