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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 […]

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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 […]

Enough is Enough! #NoMoreDeadTigers

Malaysians were recently shocked by the loss of SIX wild Malayan tigers in the span of a single month. They were among the last 300 tigers that now fight to stay alive. Extinction is real. These are just the latest cases in a string of deaths. Illegal hunting and trade, driven by demand for wildlife […]

Malaysian Conservation Alliance for Tigers

MYCAT is an 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.