Today, October 29, popular edition «the Denver Post» said that brought from Russia to the USA zoo’s Amur tiger by the name of Martin, was euthanized. It is known that the Martin tiger was of the family Felidae, which is listed in the Red book. He was born in the Moscow zoo in 2014, and in June 2017 he was transferred to the United States. After the animal was taken to the Denver, the tiger, Martin was given time to acclimatize, after which he was supposed to show up in the public eye, but it never happened.
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Rare predator stopped to eat and had an unhealthy, say the employees of the zoo. After several visits to the vets it turned out that the animal was ill with the heavy form of leukemia and is slowly dying. The administration of the Denver zoo, discussed with physicians all the possible options, decided to euthanize the tiger. The staff of the Moscow zoo say that before preparing for shipment to the U.S., the tiger was fully healthy, and problems with health had. The reason for Martin’s death could be not proper care.
IReactor previously reported that in Saratov have denounced the Director of the zoo where the leopard attacked the girl.