A full-grown tiger captured near Artyom

28.10.2016
Photo archive of the Phoenix Fund

Photo archive of the Phoenix Fund

On October 26, another Amur tiger was captured near Artyom town. As the Far Eastern branch of the Amur Tiger Centre informs, on the morning of October 26, a resident of the Artyom town suburb reported to the police that a tiger had killed a cow. Thanks to joint efforst of specialists, the predator was caught that same evening. It is a male tiger weighing about 170 kilograms. The specialists think it is a 3- or 4-year-old tiger. You can read the news in English here: http://tass.com/society/909025
Probably, it is the same tiger which was spotted in the city of Artyom on October 5.

Video fragments from tiger capture were kindaly provided by the Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Rare Animals (PROO “Centre Tiger”):

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