Dr Wan Junaidi: The Malayan tiger faces extinction within a decade if steps are not taken

Published on 11 Nov 2021 2:58:33 PM

The Malayan tiger is expected to go extinct within the next five to ten years if no extraordinary action is taken to save it, said Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

The Minister in the Prime Minister's Department said that when replying a question raised by Che Alias Hamid (PN-Kemaman) during the Ministerial Question Time in Parliament on Thursday (Nov 11).

As such, Wan Junaidi informed the House that the Cabinet had approved a nine-point strategic conservation plan which was to be implemented between 2021 and 2030, and attributed loss of natural habitat due to deforestation among the main reasons for the dwindling tiger population.

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