Why are Bali tigers extinct?
However, records indicate that the Bali tiger completely disappeared at the end of World War II or at the beginning of the 1950s. Hunting, loss of habitat and a lack of prey were the main causes of the extinction of the animal.
What tigers have gone extinct?
3 Extinct Species of Tigers
These include the Caspian tiger (Panthera tigris virgata), the Bali tiger (Pantera tigris balica) and the Javan tiger (Panthera tigris sondaica). These subspecies of tigers have not been spotted in decades and none are known to be in captivity.
When did the Javan tiger go extinct?
A recent photograph of a big cat by park rangers in Java sparked suggestions that it could be the Javan tiger, which was officially declared extinct in 2003.