Rare tiger joins breeding programme
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Rare tiger joins Kent breeding programme

Achilles, a two-year-old rare Sumatran tiger, has been moved from London Zoo to Howletts Wild Animal Park near Canterbury as part of a breeding programme to save the rare species.

A female is being brought in from a zoo in Germany to breed with him.

There are only about 500 Sumatran tigers left in the wild due to a loss of the animals' habitat and poaching.

  • 18 Jul 2018
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