Tigers, leopards or regular kitty cats
I love all kinds of cats. I was very sad to hear that Sumatran tigers, like many other animals, are currently considered “critically” endangered. Sumatran tigers are found on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. According to a tiger census report, their population has been cut in half over the last 25 years. The site Tigers in Crisis has information on many kinds of tigers. In a post about the Sumatran tiger they say:
“It is estimated that only between 500-600 Sumatran tigers remain in the wild, and the actual number may be as low as 400. And their population is dwindling rapidly.”
” around 100 live in an unprotected area, that will most likely be lost to agriculture in the near future.”
Due to agricultural growth, the forest habitats of these animals has been reduced leaving the majority of the remaining tigers to live in National Parks and Game Reserves. Illegal poaching further threatens those few still living in the unprotected areas.
Here is my latest painting, a Sumatran Tiger. You can see the speed paint video below.