Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

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Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:06 pm

Sad news.

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Cambodia Breaking News (Takeo): According to a Wildlife Alliance post on their social media page, on August 21, 2019, a unique Indochina tiger has died in Phnom Ta Mao zoo.
" It was very sad to lose the tiger named Mab/Chasbar (1998/2019). Mab was rescued from a group of hunters in 1998 since it was a baby tiger. It was the only Indochina tiger in Cambodia. He lived in a big cage surrounded by the forest, and he was taken care of by an organization called Born Free Foundation in Phnom Ta Mao. Every day he would roar in the afternoon."
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Re: Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:23 pm

August 23, 2019
Endangered tiger found dead in Tamao zoo
An endangered male Indochinese tiger, rescued as a cub from a poacher in 1998, was found dead in Phnom Tamao Wildlife Sanctuary in Takeo province on Wednesday.

Sanctuary director Nhek Ratanapich yesterday said the 21-year-old tiger named Jasper was found dead in an enclosure where it was undergoing treatment for pus in the nose and mouth and also a protruding nose bone.

“Jasper was weak and had not been eating properly for several days,” he said. “It used to eat up to six kilograms of meat and a kilogram of bone daily.”

Mr Ratanapich said that Jasper had been under treatment for three days after a veterinarian suspected that it may have been suffering from bone cancer in the mouth, coupled with old age.

“The veterinary officer discovered pus in the teeth and a bone protrusion from the nose,” he noted. “Jasper had also lived past the average age of a tiger which is 14 years.”
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Re: Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by Duncan » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:34 pm

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:23 pm
August 23, 2019
Endangered tiger found dead in Tamao zoo
An endangered male Indochinese tiger, rescued as a cub from a poacher in 1998, was found dead in Phnom Tamao Wildlife Sanctuary in Takeo province on Wednesday.

Sanctuary director Nhek Ratanapich yesterday said the 21-year-old tiger named Jasper was found dead in an enclosure where it was undergoing treatment for pus in the nose and mouth and also a protruding nose bone.

“Jasper was weak and had not been eating properly for several days,” he said. “It used to eat up to six kilograms of meat and a kilogram of bone daily.”

Mr Ratanapich said that Jasper had been under treatment for three days after a veterinarian suspected that it may have been suffering from bone cancer in the mouth, coupled with old age.

“The veterinary officer discovered pus in the teeth and a bone protrusion from the nose,” he noted. “Jasper had also lived past the average age of a tiger which is 14 years.”
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50636544/e ... tamao-zoo/


Let that be a warning to those that don't eat their vegies.
Cambodia,,,, Don't fall in love with her.
Like the spoilt child she is, she will not be happy till she destroys herself from within and breaks your heart.
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Re: Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by Spigzy » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:56 pm

He got a better autopsy than any human here. RIP Mab.
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Re: Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by Spigzy » Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:57 pm

Duncan wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:34 pm
CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:23 pm
August 23, 2019
Endangered tiger found dead in Tamao zoo
An endangered male Indochinese tiger, rescued as a cub from a poacher in 1998, was found dead in Phnom Tamao Wildlife Sanctuary in Takeo province on Wednesday.

Sanctuary director Nhek Ratanapich yesterday said the 21-year-old tiger named Jasper was found dead in an enclosure where it was undergoing treatment for pus in the nose and mouth and also a protruding nose bone.

“Jasper was weak and had not been eating properly for several days,” he said. “It used to eat up to six kilograms of meat and a kilogram of bone daily.”

Mr Ratanapich said that Jasper had been under treatment for three days after a veterinarian suspected that it may have been suffering from bone cancer in the mouth, coupled with old age.

“The veterinary officer discovered pus in the teeth and a bone protrusion from the nose,” he noted. “Jasper had also lived past the average age of a tiger which is 14 years.”
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50636544/e ... tamao-zoo/


Let that be a warning to those that don't eat their vegies.
Hold on, he ate loads of meat and lived beyond the average age for his species - I'd say that's one in the bag for the carnivores. I bet it is all those tigers wandering around eating tofu and quinoa that bring the average down!!
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Re: Cambodia's Indochina Tiger Dies in Phnom Ta Mao Zoo

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:24 pm

Tigers are doomed if efforts to save them remain wanting
By Daniel T Cross on September 6, 2019

Cambodia’s last wild tiger is dead and he died in captivity. Jasper, as the 21-year-old tiger was called, was rescued as a cub from poachers, who helped drive Indochinese tigers extinct in the Southeast Asian nation within just a few short years.

After being taken from the wild for his own safety in 1998, Jasper spent almost his entire life protected under armed guard in the Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre. According to the Wildlife Alliance, a nonprofit that runs the center for rescued animals, Jasper is “believed to be the last remaining Indochinese tiger from Cambodia’s forests.” He died of natural causes in old age.

And so another chapter in the storied life of these magnificent animals has come to an end. And unless conservation efforts are stepped up for the last few hundred tigers in Southeast Asia, where two subspecies have already been driven extinct in living memory (in Bali and Java), the striped predators may well be doomed in the wild everywhere across the region.

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Just two decades ago Cambodia still had one of the world’s highest tiger populations, according to some estimates. Yet within a decade almost all the big cats in the war-torn country lost out to habitat loss and poachers.

By 2007 only a single Indochinese tiger was known to be roaming local forests when the animal was last seen on camera traps placed in Cambodia’s forests.

No one has seen a wild tiger in the country since. Cambodia is planning to reintroduce tigers into the wild, but how well that project will go remains to be seen. The fear is that no longer will tigers be returned to local forests than poachers will kill them for their body parts, which are highly valuable on the black market because they are used as ingredients in traditional Chinese medicine.
https://www.sustainability-times.com/en ... n-wanting/
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