Mobile hospital for tigers is brought in operation in Primorye
The mobile veterinarian module is based on KamAZ off-road vehicle. It is fully equipped to provide medical assistance for wild animals that appeared in a conflict situation right on the capturing site.
At present there are two young tigers are under the course of rehabilitation in the Rehab Center in Alexeevka village – a tiger Saihan and a tigress rescued near Lazo village. Both tiger cubs were orphaned and rescued from starvation from different areas by the Human Wildlife Conflict group of Wildlife Department of Primorsky Province: the tigress in December 2016 near Lazo village, and the tiger named Saihan in January 2017 in Pozharsky district.
According to the Amur Tiger Center that took care of the tiger cubs, in spite of serious injuries that animals had a year ago, now they are absolutely fine and keep the specialists of the Center surprising with their success. In case if rehabilitation is going well, tigers will be released into the wild in spring 2018.
The work on human-wildlife conflicts in the Russian Far East is implemented with support of the Amur Tiger Center and WWF Russia.
PRNCO “Tiger Center” carries out its work thanks to the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for development of civil society.