Rescuers prepare to move an injured Malayan tiger for treatment in Malaysia’s north Perak state in October 2009, after it was badly injured in a snare set up by poachers near the jungle border with Thailand. Photo: AFP/ WWF Malaysia

How China can help save the tigers in Malaysia

  • The poaching of tigers is carried out largely to satisfy the endless demand for body parts in traditional Chinese medicine
  • If China were to lift its ban on the use of tiger bone, it would devastate the species by stimulating demand and the trafficking of tiger parts
Topic |   Conservation

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Rescuers prepare to move an injured Malayan tiger for treatment in Malaysia’s north Perak state in October 2009, after it was badly injured in a snare set up by poachers near the jungle border with Thailand. Photo: AFP/ WWF Malaysia
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