Project #8358

Help Tiger Rehabilitation Center in Russia

by Phoenix Fund
Jun 6, 2012

Female tiger cub recovered fast

An exhausted tiger cub that showed up at a hunter's hut in Primorsky province in late February recovered completely.  The Inspection Tiger specialists took care of the the cub that was transported it to a new Tiger Rehabilitation Centre.
On February 25th, the hunters found the six-month-old tiger cub in a forest near the Borisovka village of the Ussuriysky District. The female cub was underweight (16 kilograms) and had symptoms of hypothermia. It was starving and very weak, but thanks to the timely care provided by veterinary specialists and ecologists, it recovered quickly. Now the tigress weighs over 30 kilograms and its appetite has also improved.
According to the Tiger Special Inspection, the female cub was transferred to a new rehabilitation centre built in 2011 under the programme to research the Amur tiger in Russia's Far East. The programme was conducted as part of the Russian Academy of Sciences' expedition to study animals on Russia's Red List of Threatened Species and other particularly important species in Russia.
Although the cub is presently in a special rehabilitation centre, it will later be transferred to an open-air cage where scientists will feed it and teach it to hunt. When the tiger is one year old, it will be set free.


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Phoenix Fund

Location: Vladivostok, Primorski Krai - Russia
Website: http:/​/​​en/​
Project Leader:
Sergei Bereznuk
Vladivostok, Primorsky krai Russia

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