The specialists of the Novosibirsk zoo flown Amur tiger in a zoo in Norway, where it is waiting for the tiger, from which it is planned to obtain offspring, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, representative of the zoo.
"The tigress was sent to Norway on the international program for the conservation of rare species. This happens quite often. In Norwegian zoo already has a tiger cub, our tigress was sent there in order to produce offspring," — said the agency interlocutor.
In turn, the regional department of Rosselkhoznadzor reported that the Red tiger was taken to the Zoo "Kristiansand" in Norway by plane from Novosibirsk International Airport "Tolmachevo".
"Veterinary control over the export of tiger had inspectors of Rosselkhoznadzor in Novosibirsk region. Sending implemented with the necessary animal health requirements," — said in a statement.