Panthera tigris altaica - TIGER
$120.00 per month
Sampson became a member of the Cat Tales family after he, his partner Deliah, and their offspring , Romeo and Juliet, were rescued in 2007. They are all Siberian Tigers.
The Amur Tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger. Also known as the Siberian Tiger, The most recent estimates place the number less than 350 remaining in the wild, with 95% of these in the Russian Far East. The three primary threats to these greatest of cats is: 1) habitat loss from intensive logging and development; 2) depletion of the prey base; and, 3) poaching of the tigers themselves.