Indonesia considering tiger adoption scheme
As house pets go, tigers wouldn’t be the most practical of choices for a family. But if you think you have the time and space to take a Sumatran tiger into your home, the Indonesian government may have the ideal offer. Under a new scheme to conserve the endangered cats, Indonesian citizens may be able to may US$100,000 to look after a pair of tigers.
Indonesian forestry officials told the BBC that they were considering the adoption plan as a serious option to stave off the extinction of the sub-species. Prospective tiger owners must have at least 4,900m