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United Kingdom, Oxford University
New study confirms the importance of tiger population in Thailand Forest Complex.
A new scientific survey has reinforced the importance of one of the world’s only remaining breeding populations of Indochinese tigers and provided evidence of tiger cubs in eastern Thailand’s Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex.
The study by researchers from the Department of Zoology’s WildCRU, published in Biological Conservation, discusses findings first announced in 2017 that the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai Forest Complex supports a critically important breeding population of tigers.
A new survey shows again that it’s important to have tigers. No news in that.
But did you know that the Indochinese tiger already is wiped out in China, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam?
Well, it is true. Only 221 are still left, spread over Myanmar (where they have to face grave dangers from Chinese poachers) and Thailand.
The world doesn’t need more reports. It needs action from governments to stop poaching and illegal trade.