Most tigers in Sumatra are killed deliberately for commercial gain. According to a survey from TRAFFIC, the global wildlife trade monitoring network, poaching for trade is responsible for over 78% of estimated Sumatran tigers—amounting to at least 40 animals per year.

The first release of young black-footed ferrets into the wild was a disaster. It was 1991 and scientists had released 49 animals in Shirley Basin, north of Medicine Bow, Wyo. Nearly every oned in the first year, mostly in the jaws of coyotes and badgers.

Sumatra: Sumatra, Indonesian island, the second largest (after Borneo) of the Greater Sunda Islands, in the Malay Archipelago. It is separated in the northeast from the Malay Peninsula by the Strait of Malacca and in the south from Java by the Sunda Strait. In the 11th century the influence of the Srivijaya

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