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Elephant and tiger population in West Sumatra down


The population of tiger and elephant in West Sumatra`s 21 conserved forests has continued to decrease due to illegal logging activities and human encroachment. We don`t have the exact number of their current population. However, we believe that the number has tended to drop over the last five years, Indra Arinal, the head of the West Sumatra Natural Resource Conservation Office, said here on Thursday. He estimated that the population of tiger in West Sumatra Province was currently about 50 heads...



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