… (Panthera tigris sumatrae) are the smallest and darkest of all tigers.
Less than 400 Sumatran Tigers are left living in five national parks and two game reserves on the island of Sumatra. Some live in unprotected forests which will soon be lost to agriculture. Almost three quarters of forests have already been destroyed. However, half of the remaining forest is now protected by the Indonesian Government…. Zoos in Australasia have committed their resources to support the Sumatran Tiger. They work together with European zoos on a coordinated breeding program . Financial support is also given to a number of conservation projects in Sumatra … photographed at Adelaide Zoo, South Australia