Wild tiger strolls casually in Terengganu 2 days after killer whales sighted

First, killer whales, then tiger, what's next?

Zhangxin Zheng | July 19, 2019 @ 12:20 am


Two orcas, also known as killer whales, were spotted in the waters of Terengganu, Malaysia on July 16, 2019.

2 orcas spotted for first time near M’sia offshore oil platform

Besides that rare sighting, the state also welcomed another majestic creature⁠ — this time on land.

Wild tiger strolling past a village

A video circulating online showed a wild tiger entering a village, causing villagers to panic at the sight of the menacing-looking animal.

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People in the video were seen running away from it as the tiger advanced into the village.

However, the tiger did not appear to be interested in humans at all.

Some of the villagers were hiding in their vehicles as they watched the tiger.

It eventually continued its way to the main road, passing by the village.

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Another video also showed a tiger on a highway in Terengganu:

Authorities tried to subdue the tiger

According to Malaysiakini, the local Wildlife and National Parks Department confirmed the authenticity of the two videos.

They were alerted at around 11.30am on July 18 and are currently trying to locate and catch the tiger.

This tiger is one of the 200 wild Malayan tigers left in the world.

Top photo collage and gifs from Jey Jepp’s Facebook video

The tiger has died :'(

Tiger spotted in Terengganu died from disease which made it unafraid of humans

Three sun bears were spotted in Terengganu too, read more:

1 out of 3 sun bears captured in Terengganu after sightings of killer whales & roaming tiger

About Zhangxin Zheng

Zhangxin’s favourite pastime is singing Mulan’s soundtrack in the mangrove forests. She hopes to perfect the art of napping in a hammock in the mangroves without being drowned by rising sea levels.

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