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Sumatran tiger cub trio at Melbourne Zoo

Sumatran tiger cubs Nakal, Satu and Isha born to mother Binjai are "hers, not 'hers and ours'" says Mark Turner of Melbourne Zoo.

An interesting piece which discusses the pros and cons of various approaches to tiger husbandry in captivity. Reference is made to Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo and the tigers there.


Full article at SMH

See also the earlier "Stuff the tiger - who cares if it goes extinct" Newswatch item which features a photograph of an Australia Zoo tiger in January this year.

Photo of Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris) cubs Nakal, Satu and Isha at Melbourne Zoo by Jason South from
the source article at SMH.

Sumatran tiger cubs Nakal, Satu and Isha at Melbourne Zoo

Posted by: admin on 04th Jul 2007 09:40 PM
Updated by: admin on 04th Jul 2007 09:40 PM
Expires: 01st Jan 2012 12:00 AM

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