Malayan tigers (Panthera tigris jacksoni) are found only on the Malay Peninsula and in the southern tip of Thailand.along with commercial poaching are serious threats to the remaining 500 Malayan tigers. In Malaysia there is a very active market for tiger meat and manufactured tiger bone medicines. The Malayan tiger is classified as endangered by the IUCN.

Tigers from over 100,000 in the 1900′s, to less than 4,000 in the 1970′s. will be officially extinct in the next decade.