The Amur tiger and far Eastern leopard was photographed on the background of Vladivostok

Амурский тигр и дальневосточный леопард сфотографировались на фоне Владивостока

Амурский тигр и дальневосточный леопард сфотографировались на фоне Владивостока

The Amur tiger and far Eastern leopard was photographed on the background of Vladivostok

Photos taken by potolovskaya confirmed that endangered wild cats do live next door to the main center of the Russian Far East.

23 APR 2019 18:05

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For the life of the inhabitants of the “Land of the leopard” clock watch lenses the largest network of camera traps in Russia – in the seaside national Park more than 400. With their help experts determine the number of animals, observing their condition and behavior.

A new survey was made in parts of the national Park, geographically inbound in the Vladivostok city district, close to the banks of the Amur Bay, separating the South-West Primorye and the city. Set on top of one of the camera experts have directed her lens on the sea, which could be seen the silhouettes of the skyscrapers and bridges of the metropolis. Soon in front of the lens alternately appeared far Eastern leopard and Amur tiger.

“The appearance of such images has become for us a welcome development, – noted Viktor Storozhuk, the Department of science fgbi “Land of leopard”. We sought not only to obtain new data about the animals living here, but wanted to show that in fact nature is very close to the people, is with us all inextricably linked. For many the leopard and the tiger is only an image of animals living somewhere in the forest. But these unique creatures are real and very close to us. We live on one earth.”

After analyzing the pattern of the spots on the leopard national Park’s staff identified the predator: it is the male Leo is 65M, the female kitten named grace. Previous camera traps on the border with China. In the “Land of the leopard” say that Leo 65M all right: he is in good shape and has no problems with hunting.

On the territory of “Land of leopard” recorded 91 adult and 22 kittens of the far Eastern leopard and Amur tigers 30 adults and 9 cubs.

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