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Javanese tigers


Javanese tigers
Java Tiger is the kind of tigers that live on the island of Java. The tiger was declared extinct in the 1980's, due to poaching and development of agricultural land to reduce drastically the animal habitat. Even so, there is also the possibility of extinction of this happening around the 1950s when the idea probably only about 25 species of tigers ekior this. The last time there was indication of the Javanese tigers in 1972. In 1979, there were signs that lived 3 pulua tigers live in Java. Even so, there is little chance the animal is not extinct. In the 1990's there are few reports of this animal keberaadaan, although this can not be diverfikasi. At the end of the 19th century, the tiger is still a lot of hanging around on the island of Java.

In the 1940's, Javanese tigers are found only in remote forests. There are efforts to save the tiger is by opening several national parks. However, the size of the park is too small and too little prey to tigers. In the 1950's, when the population was only 25 Javanese tiger tail, the tail is about 13 in Ujung Kulon National Park. Ten years later this figure is shrinking. In 1972, there were only about 7 tigers living in Meru National Park Betiri. Although the park is protected, many are open agricultural land there and make the Javanese tigers are increasingly threatened and then thought extinct in the late 80s. Javan tiger is small compared to other tiger species. Male tiger has a weight of 100-141 kg and height of about 2:43 m.

Females weigh legih light, ie 75-115 kg and slightly shorter than the male. In addition to the Javanese tiger, there are two types of tigers are extinct in the 20th century, the Bali tiger and the tiger Persia. Biologically, Javanese tigers had very close relations with the Balinese tiger. Some biologists even claimed that they are one species. However, many are denied this claim.

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