Tigers and Leopards in Russia's Far East

@article{Prynn1980TigersAL,
  title={Tigers and Leopards in Russia's Far East},
  author={David Prynn},
  journal={Oryx},
  year={1980},
  volume={15},
  pages={496 - 503}
}
  • D. Prynn
  • Published 1 December 1980
  • History
  • Oryx
Russian settlement of the Far East inevitably reduced numbers of Siberian tigers and leopards, whose magnificent skins were a major lure for the settlers. But in the 1880s tigers were numerous, and tracks often seen in the streets of Vladivostok; many were shot. Today there may be 200 or so, which is probably as many as at any time since 1914. Now fully protected, they appear to have adjusted to the timber mills and the secondary forest, and are often seen on roads and near gardens. Their main… 
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