Frequent question: Why are Indonesian animals endangered?

The greatest threats to survival are poaching, and deforestation by the palm oil, pulp and paper industries. Endangered animals like tigers sometimes strike back, killing illegal loggers and plantation workers. Some Indonesian tycoons and generals keep stuffed tigers as status symbols.

What animals die from deforestation?

9 Species Going Extinct Due to Habitat Destruction &…

  • Orangutans. Orangutans, coming from the Malay language meaning “man of the forest,” share 96.4% of our human genes. …
  • Sumatran Rhinos. …
  • Chimpanzees. …
  • Mountain Gorilla. …
  • Giant Panda. …
  • Pygmy Sloth. …
  • Monarch Butterflies. …
  • Bornean Pygmy Elephant.

Which animal is recently extinct from Bali?

Of the three subspecies of Indonesian tigers, two — the Bali tiger and the Javan tiger — have been declared extinct.

Does Bali tiger?

The Bali tiger was extinct in the 1930s and Java tiger in 1970s. Today, fewer than 400 Sumatran tigers exist. The last of Indonesia’s tigers are holding on for survival against deforestation, poaching, and human-tiger conflicts.

Tiger (Panthera tigris)

DISTRIBUTION Asia
THREATS Poaching and deforestation
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