ENVIRONMENT
03/31/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Fourth Sumatran Tiger Killed In Illegal Logging Battle, Says WWF

JAKARTA (AFP) -- Indonesian villagers have trapped and killed a fourth endangered Sumatran tiger amid a spate of tiger attacks blamed on illegal logging, according to environmental group WWF.

Four tigers and six people have been killed on Sumatra island this month, it said.

"We learnt on February 24 that another Sumatran tiger had been trapped and killed by villagers after it attacked two farmers on Sunday," WWF spokeswoman Syamsidar told AFP.

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