WWF camera traps recorded an astounding 12 tigers in just two months in the central Sumatran landscape of Bukit Tigapuluh, including two mothers with cubs. A video camera trap in the same area has also captured footage of three young tiger siblings playfully chasing a leaf.
“Our team was thrilled to discover 47 tiger images in our camera traps, from which we identified six unique individuals,” said Karmila Parakkasi, who leads WWF’s tiger research team in Sumatra. “That was the highest number of tigers and tiger images obtained in the first An adult tiger and cubs walk past a WWF camera trap in Sumatra, Indonesia. March 2011. Â© WWF Indonesia / PHKA
month of sampling we’ve ever experienced. And then the results from the second month were even more impressive-not just one tiger family but two, with another six tigers.” read more http://www.wildlifeextra.com/go/news/sumatra-tigers011.html