Sumatran tiger on the brink of extinction
Experts say Sumatran Tigers left in the wild may now number as few as 300, with extinction a real possibility. The Sumatran Tiger could be next to join the Balinese and Javan Tigers in extinction, with as little as 300 left in the wild, one expert says. Habitat loss and poaching are behind the decline of the subspecies, according to Leif Cocks, president of the International Tiger Project which launched today at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. See link below to read the story on ABC Radio Australia.