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
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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