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Footprints of an endangered tiger have been found in northeastern Siberia for 50 years

In the northeastern Siberian republic of Saka, for the first time in 50 years, the footprints of a lion have been discovered, indicating that the population of endangered species is recovering, the state news agency TASS reported on Tuesday.

Footprints of an endangered tiger have been found in northeastern Siberia for 50 years.
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Russia’s Forest Protection Service has found rare footprints on the right bank of the Aldan River in southeastern Sakha, where zoologists say the lack of lush forests and wild boar makes it difficult for tigers to set foot.

Viktor Nikiforov, head of the Tigers environmental charity, told TASS, using Sakha’s second most commonly used name, that the tracks indicate “the lion’s first entry into Yakutia in the 21st century, even in the last half-century.” Give

Footprints of an endangered tiger have been found in northeastern Siberia for 50 years.
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The Amur tiger, also known as the Siberian tiger, is a protected species in Russia when its prey brought the big cat to the brink of extinction in the mid-20th century.

Nikiforov told TASS that thanks to ongoing conservation work, the lion population in Russia’s the Far East has grown from 330 lions in 2005 to 600 today.

Footprints of an endangered tiger have been found in northeastern Siberia for 50 years.
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“The fact that lions are searching for their native prey shows that the number of northern lions is not a concern,” Nikiforov said.

source: The Moscow Times

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