David Alan II – Siberian Tiger

David Alan II – Siberian Tiger

David Alan II is a male Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris), born in early December of 2015. David Alan II was given to us as a gift. Although he is healthy right now, we will continue to monitor him as he grows to keep watch for any abnormalities due to a head injury he had prior to joining us. Our former David Alan, named after a volunteer, has been sent to another facility to join their breeding program because he was completely healthy. Tigers have stripes that traverse beyond fur and are actually skin-deep. The stripes are unique to the individual and many researchers utilize the unique...

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Lapua – Bengal Tiger

Lapua – Bengal Tiger

Lapua is a male Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) born summer 2013. He is rare in the fact that he carries traits of both the white and orange Bengal tiger. He initially came to the Foundation for training and is completely healthy. After training he was supposed to continue on to a new facility but they could no longer take him and we are happy to keep him as part of our family. Bengal tigers are the only tigers that can be born with color variations. As a matter of fact, there are three distinct color varieties: orange and black, white and black, and snow white and black. All have the...

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Adara – Bengal Tiger

Adara – Bengal Tiger

Adara is a female Bengal Tiger (Panthera tigris) born around April, 2013. Adara’s name comes from the Greek word meaning beautiful. She was donated to the sanctuary for our educational program after a gentleman in Florida heard that two of our female tigers had recently passed away. This generous man sent her to us, all expenses paid, as a gift. She is a wonderful addition to our educational program. With her help we will be able to educate the public about these big cats and hope to protect them for our future generations. Bengal tigers are the only tigers that can be born with color...

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Zuri – Bengal Tiger

Zuri – Bengal Tiger

Tiger Trivia: Bengal tigers are the only tigers that can be born with color variations. Zuri is a female white Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) born May 27, 2012. She was donated to become part of the Foundation’s non-invasive behavioral and nutritional research program. Born with Strabismus (the medical term for crossed eyes), Zuri has no depth perception. She has no discomfort and to assist her growth and help her learn to cope with her special need, we keep objects and events that might startle her away from in and around her enclosure. Her enclosure is also sprayed with the strong...

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Savara – Siberian Tiger

Savara – Siberian Tiger

Savara is a Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris), born in the summer of 2010. When she came to the foundation, she was blind in one eye and had a head injury. Through veterinarian care and a specialized vitamin regimen, she has regained full sight. She is healthy and is still growing, and could weigh up to 600 pounds when she is full grown. Siberian Tigers are also called the Amur tiger, Manchurian tiger, or Ussuri tiger. Tiger stripes are unique to the individual and many keepers identify them by the patterns on their head. Tigers are a rarity among cats, as they love to swim and are quite...

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Dana – Bengal Tiger

Dana – Bengal Tiger

Tiger Trivia: All white tigers have blue eyes. Dana is a female white Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) born in early 2008. She was sent to us after her facility was shut down and she was extremely aggressive. Within hours of her arrival, the director believed she was in pain rather than aggressive and rushed her to the vet where they took x-rays. From the x-rays they saw a foreign matter and underwent emergency surgery where they removed a towel that was deteriorating in her stomach, the vet believed the towel had been in her stomach for some time. She arrived weighing only 110 pounds...

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