The Sumatran Tiger Case Study

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Register to read the introduction… The Sumatran Tiger and actually all tigers, “Tigris,” are endangered after over many decades of being worn down. They have depopulated from over 100,000 to around 3,000 – and further, the Sumatran Tiger is dwindling in at around 700 with approximately 50 in each subpopulation. (Sunarto) Tigers tend to generally populate rainforests and plains, and scatter when confronted with areas inhabited by humans, which essentially is the case for all wild animals, not tamed by the decency of humanity, yet confronted with the ill-natured inhumanity of uncivilized wild human …show more content…
Occupancy also is significantly negative with human settlement and landcover rank. The results suggested that with adjustments in plantation management, tigers could use or roam through plantations within the habitat provided that the plantations have adequate understory cover and low level of human activity. They also could use riparian forests (as corridors) and smaller forest patches (as stepping stones) to travel between the main habitat patches across the forest and plantations. (Sunarto) Today, humans have come to realize the importance of all life, and that tigers need to be saved. If only they were not so afraid of humans, the task might be easier. Not only do humans feel explicatively capable of restoring a long lasting faith for Sumatran Tigers, and tigers in general, they know further knowledge and exercising future scenario plans is inevitably the method to prevent extinction. Biologists know that incorporating a livable habitat and personally allowing the population to grow is possible, yet the more compelling issue is how to create conditions to which tigers are able to adapt and …show more content…
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