From the Extinction Portraits series
Panthera tigris balica
The Bali Tiger is one of three extinct tiger subspecies of eight total tiger subspecies. Due to the phenomenon known as island miniaturization, the Bali Tiger was the smallest of all tigers. Their population was probably never large, and as their island habitat was destroyed and the pressures of hunting increased, the last of the Bali Tigers died out.
In the early 20th century, it is estimated that there were over 100,000 tigers (of all subspecies) in the world. Today, there are fewer than 1,500 to 3,500 wild tigers.