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Tiger headed to Tommy Winata’s
conservation site

Tiger headed to Tommy Winata’s conservation site A Sumatran tiger roaming a village in the Bengkulu regency of Seluma has been captured and will soon be relocated to a private conservation area owned by business tycoon Tommy Winata.The South Bukit Barisan National Park is located in Tambling area in the neighboring province of Lampung.The female tiger, named Tarisa by the villagers, is about two years old, weighs 65 kilograms and is 135 centimeters long.It was often seen in Talang Sebaris village before being captured in March by local Natural Resources Conservation Agency officers.“We’re ready to relocate Tarisa and are planning to take her to Tambling on April 26, 2011. Based on various considerations, we’ve decided to move her to Lampung,” the head of the agency’s administrative division, Supartono, said as quoted by Antara on Friday.   

A Sumatran tiger roaming a village in the Bengkulu regency of Seluma has been captured and will soon be relocated to a private conservation area owned by business tycoon Tommy Winata.

The South Bukit Barisan National Park is located in Tambling area in the neighboring province of Lampung.

The female tiger, named Tarisa by the villagers, is about two years old, weighs 65 kilograms and is 135 centimeters long.

It was often seen in Talang Sebaris village before being captured in March by local Natural Resources Conservation Agency officers.

“We’re ready to relocate Tarisa and are planning to take her to Tambling on April 26, 2011. Based on various considerations, we’ve decided to move her to Lampung,” the head of the agency’s administrative division, Supartono, said as quoted by Antara on Friday.   

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