A joint team consisting of Gunung Leuser National Park authority and Forest Wildlife Protection Unit (ForWPU) made one significant catch on Sunday (27 August 2017). A poacher was busted and arrested along with one carcass of a female Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), as evidence. The poacher who is also a security guard for an oil palm company is currently detained for prosecution process. The female Sumatran tiger was about three years old, as announced by GLNP authority during press conference with local journalist on August 28. Although the poacher claimed that the tiger was about 13 years old. The poacher which has been announced to
The poacher which has been announced to the public by initial IS alias M. He was caught in the act despite the fact that The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has classified the Sumatran tiger as critical endangered species along with their population in Sumatran at large likewise within Leuser Ecosystem has been significantly decrease. Data from official GLNP records there are only about 100 of Sumatran tiger remain in the Leuser ecosystem.
shall we let them extinct forever or we do something about it?