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Cambodia wants India style Project Tiger

Phnom Penh: Cambodia on Wednesday unveiled a plan to reintroduce from abroad tigers that have gone extinct in the country, and said it will emulate India's efforts to protect the big cat.  The last tiger was seen on camera trap in the Mondulkiri Protected Forest in 2007, Xinhua news agency quoted World Wildlife Fund (WWF) as saying.  WWF said the tigers were "functionally extinct" in Cambodia due to poaching of both tigers and their prey. Historically, Cambodia's dry forests had supported diverse and abundant wildlife, including a large number of tigers. See the link below to read the report in Z News.

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