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Russia: This TIGER makes and plays with a GIANT SNOWBALLS00:47

Russia: This TIGER makes and plays with a GIANT SNOWBALLS

Russian Federation, Kaliningrad
January 24, 2015 at 08:48 GMT +00:00 · Published

Footage released Thursday shows Tanya the tiger playing with a giant snowball that she made herself at Kaliningrad Zoo.

Prior to the footage being filmed, keepers at the zoo were mystified as to how the giant snowballs were appearing in the enclosure, suspecting that youths were heaving them over the fences after the Zoo was shut to the public.

Keepers say that given the fact that the behaviour has not been witnessed before, Tanya only plays like this when she thinks no-one is around. The tiger rakes up as much snow as she can and then rolls it from one side of the enclosure to another, resulting in multiple snowballs being formed.

Courtesy of Kaliningrad Zoo

Russia: This TIGER makes and plays with a GIANT SNOWBALLS00:47
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Footage released Thursday shows Tanya the tiger playing with a giant snowball that she made herself at Kaliningrad Zoo.

Prior to the footage being filmed, keepers at the zoo were mystified as to how the giant snowballs were appearing in the enclosure, suspecting that youths were heaving them over the fences after the Zoo was shut to the public.

Keepers say that given the fact that the behaviour has not been witnessed before, Tanya only plays like this when she thinks no-one is around. The tiger rakes up as much snow as she can and then rolls it from one side of the enclosure to another, resulting in multiple snowballs being formed.

Courtesy of Kaliningrad Zoo

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