Triplets of rare Siberian tigers born in Yalta zoo

Triplets of rare Siberian tigers born in Yalta zoo

[15.04.2008 14:14]

The triplets of rare Siberian tigers were born in “Skazka” zoo, situated in Yalta city in southern Ukraine. It is the first private zoo in the CIS.

Zoo director Oleg Zubkov disclosed this to an UNIAN correspondent.

According to his information, the triplets were born to the family of tigress Yana and tiger Ular.

“This is not the first incident of tigers borning in the Yalta zoo, but it is a great event for us, because Siberian tigers are really very rare animals. The triplets are a very good present for us”, O. Zubkov noted.

Tiger cubs are in a good condition, they were not taken away from their mother. They have not been named as yet.

UNIAN’s reference. “Skazka” zoo war created in 1995. There are more than 700 animals and birds at present.

The Siberian tiger is the biggest cat in the world, and is recorded in the International Red Book. The protection of the Siberian tiger in the East of Russia is one of the main tasks of the Wild Nature World Fund (WWF).

http://www.unian.net/eng/news/news-246590.html

 
http://www.savethetigerfund.org/am/template.cfm?section=Home1
http://www.worldwildlife.org/tigers/


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