Roads are Tiger comeback transverse

Roads are Tiger comeback transverse

World November 23, 2016 17:15

gland - The tiger is being threatened by planned new infrastructure in several Asian countries. Many roads and railways to build governments, walk through the habitats of protected species. Before the WWF warns.

The affected areas lie on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, the Myanmarees-Thai border and in the border between Nepal and India. Governments want in these forests 11. 000 kilometers of additional (rail) road construction. This will split previously contiguous areas, possibly with disastrous consequences for the predators. Tigers require a large hunting area. Also perish populations too small habitat inbreeding.

In the last hundred years, tiger numbers decreased drastically in the world, with about 100 000 to about 3900 wild animals. In making the last six years the world's largest feline a small comeback, but which now threatens to be destroyed.

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