Found in the Khabarovsk region, the tiger died from exhaustion, the experts found out

© RIA Novosti / Mikhail Microsynthesis the Amur tiger. Archival photoFound in the Khabarovsk region, the tiger died from exhaustion, the experts found out© RIA Novosti / Mikhail Mokrushin

Little tiger cub, found dead in October near a wildlife reserve in the Khabarovsk region, died of exhaustion and pneumonia, which developed on the background pathology of the lungs, reports the center «Amur tiger».

Earlier it was reported that on 15 October near the reserve «Birsk» the Ranger found a dead cub, who looked to be no more than two months, he weighed 2.6 kilograms. Tigress close is not found. The cause of death of the animal was established by specialists Primorskaya agricultural Academy (pgskha).

«The autopsy showed that the tiger left without the guardianship of his mother, could not eat and died from exhaustion. In addition, the cub had a congenital abnormality – incomplete disclosure of light, against the background of what had developed pneumonia and other negative consequences», — is spoken in the message.

It is noted that the tiger couldn’t breathe, to move long distances. The probability that the tiger deliberately threw baby to save the other cubs. Installed and its age is 1.5 months.

«Typically, the tiger takes the tiger cubs from one pit to another when they reach the age of two months, and our tiger was younger. Experts are unable to find the pit near where the body was found, so the tiger before the scheduled began to move cubs. Perhaps switching to another shelter tigress with her brood was caused by some cause from outside, and along the way tiger behind and died,» — are reported words of the Director General of the center «Amur tiger» Sergei Aramileva.

He hopes that the tiger with other tiger cubs alive. According to Aramileva, not all tiger cubs survive to adulthood. In the wild up to 20% of the population dies of natural causes. The story of tiger, found in the refuge, this is the case.

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