Sumatran tigers are considered critically endangered by protection group the International Union for Conservation of Nature, with 400 to 500 remaining in the wild. File photo: AFP

Superstitious villagers feared endangered Sumatran tiger was a shape-shifter, so they gutted it and hung it from a ceiling

There are only around 400 Sumatran tigers left in the world, meaning it is on the brink of extinction

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Sumatran tigers are considered critically endangered by protection group the International Union for Conservation of Nature, with 400 to 500 remaining in the wild. File photo: AFP
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