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Tigers used to be found in the wild in Singapore, but they became a serious threat when more parts of the island became inhabited. To contain the tiger menace, the government gave a reward of $20 for every tiger killed but it was eventually raised to $100 as casualties increased. On October 26, 1930, Mr Ong Kim Hong from Singer Sewing Machine Co. shot the last tiger of Singapore in Choa Chu Kang. (More info