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Wildfires force tigers into human settlements

  • Rizal Harahap

    The Jakarta Post

Pekanbaru | Sat, January 31 2009 | 01:20 pm

PREMIUM Scattered paw prints and two sightings indicate that four Sumatran tigers have encroached within several hundred meters of Basilam Baru village in Dumai municipality during the past fortnight. Bastoni, director of Sumatran Tiger Conservation and Protection (PKHS), said the protected wildlife species had ventured inside the village because its habitat had been damaged by wildfires and forest c...