Recently IFAW was invited to make a report at a meeting with Sergey Efimovich Donskoy, the Minister for Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation, to discuss online trade in CITES specimens.
We have some amazing news – we recently received a photo of Kuzya, the traveler. Kuzya is one of the rehabilitated Amur tigers, which were released back into the wilds of Far East Russia in Mayof this year.
WATCH: Amur tiger cub admitted to rehabilitation center improving
Five of the six Amur tigers released in the last two years through a multi-group collaboration are being closely monitored and living like wild tigers should in the forests of Far East Russia near the Chinese border.
We have mentioned more than once that our tigers are acquiring hunting skills successfully. Now we needed to ensure their proper attitude towards humans, so we have staged a number of tests. Read more...