Macan Mountain is a place haunted by afterimages of mythical creatures.

 

Among them is the Javan tiger, also known as Harimau Jawa or Macan (pronounced as ma-chan).

 

The Macan got lost out of sight in 1976 after humans forced them to flee to mountainous forests, where it vanished into extinction.

 

Until recently, when reports and rumours suggested a potential resurrection. Did the Javan tiger reappear? Or does tiger media merely reflect the haunting presence of species pushed to extinction?

Macan Mountain's first chapter introduces its namesake inhabitant.

 
 

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