THE SPECIES MOST RELIANT ON ZOOS FOR SURVIVAL Mountain chicken frog, from Dominica and Monserrat, critically endangered; White-clawed crayfish, from countries including Britain, endangered; Blue-crowned laughing thrush, from China, critically endangered; Amur
leopard, from China, Russia and Korea, critically endangered; Potosi pupfish, from Mexico, extinct in the wild; Polynesian tree snail; from French Polynesia, extinct in the wild; Verdcourt's polyalthia tree, from Tanzania, endangered; Blue-eyed black lemur, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Ploughshare tortoise, from Madagascar, critically endangered; Scimitar-horned oryx, from Tunisia, Morocco and Senegal, extinct in the wild.
tigers number about 330 in the wild, while Sumatrans are critically endangered at just 140.
For more than 10 years, Russia's Tiger Day has been organized annually on the last Sunday in September by regional and municipal governments in partnership with IFAW, Phoenix Foundation, the Amur
branch of WWF, AMUR
Fund, and corporate sponsors.
CONCERNED: Zoo chief Leo Oosterweghel at the location of the mauling yesterday' ENDANGERED: One of Dublin Zoo's three Amur
tigers' KEEP OUT: Fence at the Zoo
Also on Kim's schedule was a visit to the Amur
shipyard where submarines are manufactured, according to Interfax news agency.
He spent the day at his birthplace - Edinburgh Zoo - where managers made him an honorary sponsor of their endangered Amur
In addition to the Amur
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The regional Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Service said earlier the water level of the Amur
River in the city was 696 centimeters (22.
With less than 35 Amur
Leopards left in the wild, the move is part of a bid to help breed the species.
will have a better chance if they can avoid silly penalties.
And the 4ft long Amur
cubs are already proving a real handful for mum Sasha and dad Yuri.
20 will be an extremely rare Amur
leopard cub named Ktusha, who was born this spring to parents at the compound.