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Encouraging fine given but longer prison sentences called for

We congratulate the Department of Wildlife and National Parks, particularly the enforcement division, on its investigations that led to the successful prosecution of the engineer for keeping a tiger cub, a leopard cat and various other protected species as pets.   We are encouraged by the considerable fines imposed by the court, notably RM300,000 for […]

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Malaysia Busts Elephant Hunting Syndicate

The Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) congratulates the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (DWNP) and the Malaysian Armed Forces for taking down one of Malaysia’s most wanted elephant hunting syndicates.   The joint effort, under the joint 1Malaysia Biodiversity Enforcement Operation Network (1MBEON), saw the arrest of seven locals in Kelantan […]


The Realm of the Tiger 2017

The Realm of the Tiger is a 5 day / 4 night programme for zookeepers and docents who work with jungle cats and other rainforest mammals to educate zoo visitors. It has been designed by the Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers (MYCAT) to supplement existing knowledge of Malayan tigers and their prey by immersing participants […]


Rewilding Yu

In conjunction with Global Tiger Day on 29 July, MYCAT launched their Rewilding Yu reforestation project at Sungai Yu Eco-Viaduct 3, Pahang. Officiated by Y.A.M. Tengku Aishah of Pahang, Rewilding Yu is a component of the Sungai Yu Tiger Corridor Conservation Programme. Its aim is to bring wildlife and forests back to the Sungai Yu […]

The fight must go on. Vote to save Malayan tigers!

Kuala Lumpur, 6 March 2015 – When it was revealed in 2014 that there may only be 250-340 wild Malayan tigers left1, down from the previous estimate of 500, many might have wondered what tiger conservationists have been doing. MYCAT Tracks: The Malayan Tiger’s Struggle for Existence, a report published by the Malaysian Conservation Alliance […]

The Malayan tiger is officially Critically Endangered

Kuala Lumpur, 28 July 2015 – The Malayan tiger is now officially listed as Critically Endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, the world’s most comprehensive source of information on wild animals and plants and the level of threat they face. Recognised as a new sub-species just over a decade ago, these tigers […]

Tiger poachers have robbed all Malaysians

Kuala Lumpur, 24 January 2016 – Social media has exploded with outrage after the discovery of the tiger carcass in Kemaman and the arrest of three men through the efforts of the Terengganu Department of Wildlife and National Parks (Perhilitan). Very rightly so. Amidst the anger and sadness, the questions being asked are: why and […]

Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers

MYCAT is the alliance of Malaysian Nature Society, TRAFFIC, WCS-Malaysia and WWF-Malaysia, supported by the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia for recovery of wild tiger populations.