This photo was taken in 1938 in Ujung Kulon


The Javan tiger has been extinct since the early 1980s from hunting and settlement in its range.

Tigers were eliminated from most of Java by the 1940s, and were restricted to Meru Betiri II by 1970. Tigers were last observed in Meru Betiri in 1976 (Seidensticker 1986).







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