Two great success stories of tiger releases from Siberia.
The starving tiger was caught after being spotted near a roadside by a motorist, after many earlier sightings. He was prepared for reentry to the wild at a rehabilitation centre when checks were made that hew as capable of hunting. The big cat - one of between 480 and 540 adults living in the wild - has been released into the Bikin National Reserve. Please follow the link below to read the story on these two big cats in The Siberian Times.