July 24, 2020

Sumatran tiger cub born in Polish zoo

Warsaw (AFP) – A Sumatran tiger — a critically endangered species — was born in a zoo in Poland, officials said on Friday.The female cub was born during the coronavirus lockdown on May 20 at the Wroclaw Zoo in the southwestern city by the same name, but news of her arrival was only made public now.Her seven-year-old mother Nuri and 11-year-old father Tengah are part of a global breeding programme aimed at saving the species from extinction.”We were nervous as this is Nuri’s first cub, but she’s proving to be an expert mum,” zoo director Radoslaw Ratajszczak told AFP. The zoo is inviting inte…

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