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A Sumatran tiger at the Sumatra Tiger Rescue Center near Bandar Lampung on the southern tip of Sumatra island
Beawiharta /Reuters /Landov
July 8, 2013 The Indonesian men caught a tiger cub in a snare meant for deer. Other tigers heard the cub's cries. One man died after his branch broke, tossing him to the ground, and the tigers attacked. The other five managed to hold out — and hold on — until help arrived.
Dara Arista, 8, holds a photo of Sheila in front of the tiger's cage at the zoo in Jambi, Indonesia. Poachers had slaughtered Sheila during the night.
Steve Winter/National Geographic
November 22, 2011 Fewer than 3,200 tigers exist in the wild. Photographer Steve Winter traveled to Asia to document their perilous situation.
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Sumatran tiger cubs.
World Wildlife Fund
May 9, 2011 The images show why the Indonesian government needs to fulfill its pledge to protect the tigers' habitat, the World Wildlife Fund says.
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