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Endangered Sumatran tiger dies in trap on APP concession in Indonesia

Video | July 25, 2011

A Sumatran tiger becomes trapped in an animal snare on an APP concession in Sumatra, Indonesia. A Greenpeace staff member from Indonesia accompanied the rescue team to the scene as an observer. Tragically the tiger died during the rescue attempt.

Recently a Sumatran tiger was stuck in an animal trap in the province of Riau. It was trapped for six days in total without food or water. After a week of suffering forest officers arrived to evacuate the tiger– but it was too late. The tiger died during the rescue attempt.