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Sumatran Tiger Isolation on the Indonesian Island

Sumatran Tiger Isolation on the Indonesian Island

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Based on DNA analysis, the Sumatran tigers have been isolated from the rest of its species for about 12000-6000 years ago on the Indonesian Sumatra island caused by warming and separating the island. Because of deforestation and killing, the number of Sumatran tigers is consistently dropping. The total count of tigers was approximately 300 in year 2008. Even there are some efforts to stop this critical situation, deforestation resulting from the production of palm oil is a major threat to the Sumatran tigers. These tigers survived the end of ice age and meltdown but will they survive a human destruction?

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