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A different killer lurking in the forest

With resources stretched to near breaking point, forest rangers and the tigers they are trying to protect are coming under threat from well-armed poachers

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Yoo-ae, 18, could not decide whether or not to leave the cemetery. The Karen girl's mother and friends were urging her to go, but she replied, ''No, I want to stay a little longer,'' her eyes filling with tears. 

BURNING BRIGHT: This tiger once roamed Thung Yai-Naresuan and Huay Kha Kheng sanctuaries but was later seen dead in a picture with a Mong poacher. PHOTOS: COURTESY OF WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY AND SAYAN CHUENUDOMSAVAD

Yoo-ae was pregnant and due to give birth at the end of this month.

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