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Distemper Killing Amur Tigers

Distemper Killing Amur Tigers Russian and US veterinarians collaborate to solve mysterious wild tiger deaths A camera trap image of a Siberian (Amur) tiger in the Russian Far East. A team of health experts from the Bronx Zoo-based Wildlife Conservation Society and several Russian organizations have confirmed the presence of distemper in wild tiger populations, a finding that will enable conservationists to formulate measures to mitigate this recent threat. Credit: Image courtesy of WCS Russia September 30, 2011 A' team of Russian veterinary Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 1

Today at Big Cat Rescue Oct 1 Arthur the Tiger Exploring On First Day at Big Cat Rescue Vote for Big Cat Rescue to Win $25,000! If you live in LA, TX, FL,AZ, CO, NM and Texarcana, AR and Salt Lake City, UT and at least 13 years of age or older we need you to vote 5 times a day for Big Cat Rescue to win $25,000. Voting ends Oct 15. You can do all 5 votes in a row each day. Our code number is 0063. An easy URL to remember is Please vote every day! Read More

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As world growls, China sends tigers to North Korea

Date: 17-Apr-09 Country: CHINA BEIJING - China will send five tigers as "friendship envoys" to North Korea, a provincial government website said on Thursday, even as reclusive Pyongyang declared it would restart a nuclear plant and expelled UN inspectors.The three Siberian tigers from the northeast city of Dalian and two Bengal tigers from Sichuan in the southwest, were cleared for shipment on April 9, the quarantine bureau of Liaoning province said on its website.They will be sent to a North Korea as "friendship Read More