Tiger Day-2012

The 13th annual Tiger Day Celebration was held in Vladivostok on September 30, 2012. The weather was beautiful, and the parade was a great success. Over 4,000 brightly colored costumed participants proceeded down Okeansky Avenue, and at the intersection of Okeansky Avenue and Svetlanskaya Street circled the downtown square. Продолжить

Tiger Day-2011 in Vladivostok

In Vladivostok there is a wonderful tradition to celebrate Tiger Day on the fourth Sunday of September. It was Vladimir Troinin who came up with an idea of the holiday, and 12 years ago, thanks to local ecological NGOs and city administration, the idea was brought into life. Продолжить

Russia has established a national park to protect Siberian tigers

The Zov tigra (“Tiger’s Call”) National Park is the first protected area of the kind in the Russian Far East. The 200,000-acre park will protect the big cat’s habitat while simultaneously allowing for nature tourism. Продолжить