Sumatran Tiger (2 of 2) (image) Nova Southeastern University Share Print E-Mail Caption The tiger Panthera tigris consists of nine subspecies, including four that have gone extinct from their natural range. The Sumatran tiger is the closest relative to the extinct Javan and Bali tigers. Credit Nobuyuki Yamaguchi Usage Restrictions Please provide photo credit 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.