How Does Perth Zoo Help Save the Sumatran Tiger?
With at least 30 tigers known to roam Bukit Tigapuluh in Sumatra, protecting them from habitat destruction and poaching is essential to keeping this important population from becoming extinct.
Wildlife Protection Units
Since 2006 Perth Zoo has supported and partnered with Frankfurt Zoological Society. Information gathered by constant monitoring helps to manage Bukit Tigapuluh’s animals and environment.
Fighting the Illegal Wildlife Trade
Perth Zoo also partners with TRAFFIC who are currently addressing a distinct lack of understanding on organized crime in Sumatra which is experiencing a spiralling demand for tigers, driven by unprecedented prices paid for their parts.
Regular threat assessments are produced to provide understanding of the current situation, shared with enforcement agencies (national & regional).
What Does My Donation Go Towards?
One hundred percent of your tax deductible donation will help protect wildlife as Perth Zoo covers all donation administration costs.
$40 = buys a uniform for a ranger
$60 = covers rations for a rangers on a ten day patrol
$120 = covers costs for an anti-poaching ranger on a 10 day patrol
Learn more about Sumatran Tigers here.