Tropical Rainforest, Indonesia
What is a Sumatran Tiger and what threats are they dealing with?
Sumatran TigersOriginate: Asia/Indonesia
Habitat: Island of Sumatra in Indonesia
Biomes: Tropical Broad leaf Evergreen
Role in food web: Their prey consist of deer, rabbits, boars, badgers, and white cattle (Carnivores)
Conflict with humans: The loss of land results into tigers wandering into the villages
Illegal trading: Over hunting
-Poaching for the black market
-Trade of bones= in use for medicines
-Selling tiger cubs
-Anyone caught hunting tigers could face jail time. People however violate the law.
-Appearance; darker coat than others. Stripes are black and very thick.
-Mating Nov- April
-Smallest subspecies of tiger
-China is considers the largest consumer an producer of manufactured products containing tiger parts
-Precious but only 400 left
-Golden fur with distinctive stripes