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Russia: Amur tiger cub rescued after being attacked by dog

Russian Federation, Khasansky District
December 30, 2015 at 08:36 GMT +00:00 · Published

Zoo employees rescued an Amur tiger cub on Wednesday morning after it was attacked by a dog on the outskirts of a village in the Khasansky District of Primorsky Territory.

The tiger was brought to the quarantine unit of the rehabilitation centre of reintroduction of tigers and other rare animals and received special veterinary care. It is now in a stable condition.

The cub allegedly entered a garden in search of food on Tuesday evening when it was attacked by a local dog that had broken free from its leash. The owner of the property managed to intervene by breaking up the attack and forcing the cub into a corner.

Employees from ‘Land of the Leopard’ national park arrived on the scene and established that the cub was in an extremely emaciated condition.

Video courtesy of Land of the Leopard National Park

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Zoo employees rescued an Amur tiger cub on Wednesday morning after it was attacked by a dog on the outskirts of a village in the Khasansky District of Primorsky Territory.

The tiger was brought to the quarantine unit of the rehabilitation centre of reintroduction of tigers and other rare animals and received special veterinary care. It is now in a stable condition.

The cub allegedly entered a garden in search of food on Tuesday evening when it was attacked by a local dog that had broken free from its leash. The owner of the property managed to intervene by breaking up the attack and forcing the cub into a corner.

Employees from ‘Land of the Leopard’ national park arrived on the scene and established that the cub was in an extremely emaciated condition.

Video courtesy of Land of the Leopard National Park

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