With fewer than 500 Sumatran tigers left in the wild, Indonesia's government is considering a scheme that will allow people to keep the critically endangered animals as pets.

The forestry ministry says all that is required is $1,000 and a large cage.

Environmentalist are outraged but, as Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports, some Indonesians already are taking part in the government's new initiative.

Source: Al Jazeera