Sumatran Tiger | Welsh Mountain Zoo

Sumatran Tiger

Panthera tigris sumatrae

  • Not Evaluated
  • Data Deficient
  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

The Sumatran tiger is a tiger population in the Indonesian island of Sumatra. This population was listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List in 2008, as it was estimated at 441 to 679 individuals, with no subpopulation larger than 50 individuals and a declining trend.

Native Range →

Sumatra in South East Asia

Natural Habitat  →


Diet  →


Life Expectancy  →

In the wild: 10-15 years. In zoos: 20 years

Breeding  →

Gestation Period: 3-3.5 months. 2-7 cubs

Group Name  →


Active Hours  →

During the night

Threats  →

Loss of Habitat, Hunting, Human Conflict

Fun fact

Every tiger has a unique stripe pattern similar to our fingerprints.

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