17 May '11, 3pm

Google Earth Animation Reveals Sumatran Tiger Habitat Slated for Logging (Video)

Google Earth Animation Reveals Sumatran Tiger Habitat Slated for Logging (Video)

Last week we brought you video from WWF of some incredibly cute, and unfortunately endangered tiger cubs playing in the forest of Bukit Tigapuluh, or "Thirty Hills," which is under pressure from paper and timber companies. This is a rare place where endangered Sumatran tigers, elephants, rhinos, and orangutans all live in the same ecosystem, and while some is marked as national park, other areas of the landscape have permits pending for deforestation by large logging companies. WWF has put together a Google Earth animation that explains this area's vital importance for these iconic species, and what threats they face. Click through to watch.

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