Human Encroachment into Tiger Habitats of Southern Sumatra (image) Wiley Share Print E-Mail Caption The destruction and fragmentation of Sumatran tiger habitats is driven by illegal logging, infrastructure developments and pervasive rural communities. These actions bring people and tigers into close proximity and often lead to conflict and the illegal killing of the tigers themselves and the prey species on which they depend. Credit (credit to PHKA/WCS) Note: PHKA is the Directorate of Forest Protection and Nature Conservation of the Ministry of Forestry of Indonesia. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.