B2 (1997-2011)

B2 (1997-2011)

Saturday, 4 June 2011

Satellite beacons in Primorye marked two more Amur Tigers

Two more Tigers tagged satellite beacons Argos staff permanent mission of Sciences, working according to the study of the Amur tiger in the Far East. RIA PrimaMedia on Thursday said project coordinator of the Institute of Ecology and Evolution. AN Severtsov Sciences Natalia Remennikova. On the reserve near Ussuriysk caught an adult male that had previously been known to scientists from the photos on fotolovushkah and results of molecular genetic analysis, and had the nickname of "Banzai". His weight (207 kg) was greater than that previously marked male, nicknamed "Professor", although the linear dimensions – somewhat less. The second beast – adult female – was caught on the reserve "Leopard", near the Russian-Chinese border. A few days ago here was caught by a male tiger. Transmitters, which are marked with tigers, regularly work, and scientists get their information on the whereabouts of tagged tiger.


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