14 Jan, 2017
“If the forest is silent, don’t enter”
“If the forest is silent, don’t enter” Says Hafiz, our Malay guide outside a patch of rainforest near Kuala Lumpur.
“When the forest is silent, it means there are tigers around.”
On the outskirts of Malaysia’s largest city, of course there is little chance of an encounter with ‘Mr stripes’ — as the apex predator is colloquially known. Much like the rest of Malaysia’s astounding biodiversity, the critically endangered Malayan tiger is losing out to urban development, logging and