Rescued in Primorye, the leopard was sent on a plane from Vladivostok to Moscow. Year ago animal caught in a trap of poachers. Veterinarians have cured the beast, and now he will become a participant of the program of breeding Amur leopards.
Special gun loaded with a syringe with a disabling drug. The only way to get close to extremely cautious, cunning and ferocious predator. 20 minutes later after a precise hit, the leopard carried on stretchers from the enclosure for veterinary inspection. It's the last day of stay of the beast in the Primorye rehabilitation centre and introductions. The leopard was immobilized for 40 minutes, during which time he was examined, weighed and transferred to a transport cage. This male Amur leopard weighs 50 kg. a Year ago, when his wounded, exhausted found the guards, he weighed less than half. On the left front paw was missing 4 fingers. The wounded beast gave the specialists of the national Park "Land of leopard".
Scientists have assigned a number - п⌡п╣п╬80п°. The predator quickly went on the amendment. He re-learned to run, to hunt, to climb trees. All went well until in March, the researchers again found no injury on the paw of the leopard.
Leo will become a participant of the program of breeding Amur leopards. This happens for the first time in 60 years. In the new conditions will be hunting for him is no longer relevant, it was fed fresh meat, he began to get used to people. For many workers, leaving Leo to Moscow - a reason to be sad. From the cargo terminal of the airport of Vladivostok spotted a VIP passenger in Moscow sent a direct non-stop flight. From Vladivostok the plane took off on schedule, landing, waiting for the scientific staff of the Moscow zoo. Their colleagues will analyze the experience of the unprecedented rehabilitation of the Amur leopard.
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