Young Tiger Captured Near Shamora Bay

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On the night of October 20, 2016, an Amur tiger that had been keeping in fear the residents of Vladivostok and Artyom for two weeks, was finally captured. Numerous reports about tiger sightings by witnesses and videos of tiger crossing a federal highway from car video recorders proved the presence of predator near residential area. A young tiger was successfully captured near Shamora bay (30 km from Vladivostok) thanks to joint efforts of the specialists of Primorsky Hunting Management Department and Far Eastern branch of the centre “Amur tiger”. At the moment, the predator is delivered to the Centre for Rehabilitation and Reintroduction of Tigers and Other Rare Animals (PROO “Centre TIGER”) in the village of Alekseevka.

Detailed information on the capture in English can be found here:

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