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Illegal trade in Sumatran tigers, body parts remains widespread

  • Jon Afrizal

    The Jakarta Post

Jambi | Fri, September 4 2009 | 02:26 pm

PREMIUM The illegal trade in Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatraensis) and their body parts in Jambi province has gone on unabated and has caused the tiger population to dwindle year by year. "If this is tolerated, tigers will be extinct in Jambi within the next few years," Jambi province Natural Resources Conservation Center (BKSDA) head Didy Wurjanto said. Didy said the number of tigers i...