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The extirpation of Bali and Javan tiger: lessons from the past
Tigerpaper: United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization's (UN-FAO) Regional Asia Pacific (RAP) Journal (2006)
  • Mohammed Ashraf
Abstract
This article provide background information pertaining to the disappearance of two sub-species of tigers from South East Asia. These wild tigers were in great numbers and used to serve as keystone species in Indonesian and Malaysian rainforest. The species are now extinct from the wild. The article reflects the fundamental anthropocentric causes that drove these tiger sub species into extinction.
Keywords
  • Javan Tiger,
  • Bali Tiger,
  • Wild Tiger,
  • Indonesia,
  • Malaysia,
  • Rain Forest,
  • Tiger Conservation,
  • Ecology,
  • Species Conservation,
  • Anthropocentric,
  • Keystone Species,
  • Tiger Ecology,
  • South East Asia
Publication Date
Summer July, 2006
Citation Information
Mohammed Ashraf. "The extirpation of Bali and Javan tiger: lessons from the past" Tigerpaper: United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization's (UN-FAO) Regional Asia Pacific (RAP) Journal (2006)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/biocentrism/12/