Watch: Rare footage of tigers caught in western Thailand

Watch: Rare footage of tigers caught in western Thailand

Watch: Uncommon footage of tigers caught in western Thailand


Indochinese tigers hadn’t been caught on video for 4 years in western Thailand.
Credit score: Thailand’s Division of Nationwide Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation, Panthera, Zoological Society of London

Digital camera traps have caught the primary proof of untamed tigers in western Thailand in 4 years. Footage shot in March and April this 12 months present tigers strolling by cameras within the forests of western Thailand, a part of a inhabitants which purportedly holds an estimated 100 people, in response to a spokesperson from Panthera. Whereas the footage is nice information, the inhabitants on this space continues to be weak on account of ongoing threats from poaching, in response to Saksit Simcharoen, chief of Thailand’s Division of Nationwide Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation. He stated stronger safety is required to make sure the continued survival of this inhabitants of Indochinese tigers (Panthera tigris corbetti). The tigers within the video characterize a part of considered one of solely two identified wild, breeding populations of Indochinese tigers — the opposite is discovered within the Dong Phayayen-Khao Yai forest complicated in japanese Thailand and solely has an estimated 14-33 particular person cats, Panthera stated.

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