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Indonesia’s endangered tiger dies from sling trap with two cub fetuses in womb

The ill-fated tiger had male and female cub fetuses inside her body. The saddest thing is that the tiger was supposed to give birth within the next 14 days.

XINHUA: ‘Indonesian authorities have arrested a man testified to set up an animal trap at a Sumatra’s Riau province plantation that led to the death of a pregnant Indonesian female tiger with two cub fetuses in its womb, an Indonesian conservancy official said… Head of Riau province’s natural resources conservancy office (BBKSDA) Suharyono said that the arrested man, identified as E, was a palm oil plantation worker who claimed that the steel sling trap was intended to capture wild pigs in the plantation…. He added the dead female tiger was found hung with the steel sling by its stomach in a ravine located between Muara Lembu and Pangkalan Indarung villages in Riau’s regency of Kuansing…

Conveying the results of an autopsy process over the dead female tiger, he said the ill-fated tiger had male and female cub fetuses inside her body. “The saddest thing is that the tiger was supposed to give birth within the next 14 days,” he said. “Three endangered animals of Sumatran tiger have died tragically because of the sling trap. The animal is strongly protected by conservancy law in Indonesia and in the world as well,” he added… The population of the endangered Sumatran Tiger is now threatened by massive expansion of palm oil plantations which take rainforest areas, their habitat in Sumatra’. SOURCE…

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