Photo: center “Amur tiger”
Tigers Pavlik and Helena, who more than a year were in a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Primorye, brought in the Amur region and will soon be released at will. This is stated in the message published on the website of the Ministry for development of Russian Far East and the Arctic.
It is expected that another week the animals will be in a temporary cage. Tigers wearing collars with a GPS module to zoologists can observe them in the wild. “Note that the release will be made “soft” way. With this method of release animals released into the wild immediately upon arrival, and after 5-7 days they spend in a specially-erected temporary enclosure,” said the Ministry. At the gates will pour open remotely.
The tigers responded well to the transportation, said the Agency, I feel fine. “Very pleased that the cubs reached the moment when they can return to their natural habitat and to find their place in the wild,” said Director of the Department of hunting supervision of Primorsky Krai Dmitry Pankratov.
Tiger Pavlik and his sister Elena were seized from the wild with her mother in February 2018. An adult tigress was hunting dogs in the village of Aleksey-Nikol’skoye in Primorsky Krai.
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