A new evidence shows Javan tiger may still exist in the rainforest
Not only because of Indonesia’s rainforests has its rich biodiversity and is still unexplored completely scientifically, but also the warm and rainy tropical climate and volcanoes make its special geographic environment and vigorous vitality, over 200 new species discovered by the scientists up to now. It always attracts the scientists from the world to stay there to make the research.
According to Jakarta mass media report, in East Java there is a new evidence shows that the Javan tiger may still roaring in the wild recently, it was officially declared extinct in 1994. The head of the Meru Betiri National Park in East Java Bambang Darmadja said that his team found the big cat’s paw prints and droppings in the forest
The 58,000-hectare park, centered around Mount Betiri and straddling the districts of Jember and Banyuwangi, was the last known shelter for the Javan tiger. The last recorded sighting of the species in 1976 was made here.
The only lack of evidence for this moment is photograph, they prepare to set up the camera traps before the end of this month. Darmadja said that the new set of camera traps would be installed before the end of the month, but that the timing was not ideal at all. They are all open-eyed. Does Javan tiger will appear in the lens?
Ps. original version published on the website of Taiwan News by Theresa Huang