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A couple of tiger, siblings, released into the wild

Discussion in 'Indonesia' started by Salt Merchant, 30 Nov 2020.

  1. Salt Merchant

    Salt Merchant Well-Known Member

    4 Sep 2020
    The Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry, through the West Sumatran BKSDA and a team from the ARSARI Djojohadikusumo Foundation, released a pair of Sumatran Tigers (Panthera tigris sondaica) that is believed to be siblings, named Putri Singgulung and Putra Singgulung. The releasing process was led directly by the West Sumatran BKSDA, conducted from Thursday, 26 November 2020 to Friday, 27 November 2020.

    The process of releasing the wild tigers began with a journey that took approximately 8 hours, they have a obstacle, which is a landslide. This resulted in the team getting out of their vehicles and traveling on foot. The two Sumatran tigers had previously been rehabilitated with the ARSARI PR-HSD program, which was managed by the ARSARI Djojohadikusumo Foundation in collaboration with the West Sumatran BKSDA.

    Putra Singgulung made his first leap into nature, followed by Putri Singgulung about 3 hours later.