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This Malayan tiger was captured just it was about to leap. This one is in the captivity of Lye Huat Garden in Napoh, Jitra.

The Malayan tiger (Panthera tigris jacksoni, Malay: Harimau Belang), found in the southern and central parts of the Malay Peninsula,[1] is a subspecies of tiger found in Thailand and Malaysia. Until 2004, it was not considered a subspecies in its own right. The new classification came about after a study by Luo S-J et al. from the Laboratory of Genomic Diversity, part of the U.S. National Cancer Institute.

Recent counts showed there are 600–800 Malayan tigers in the wild, making it the most common tiger subspecies other than the Bengal and perhaps also the Indochinese tigers. It is, nevertheless, still an endangered sub-species.


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  • Copyright: Jusni Nasirun (jusninasirun) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2494 W: 182 N: 3778] (17156)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-01-29
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Nikon D80
  • Exposure: f/2.8, 1/320 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2010-11-02 3:34
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