Amur Tigers are the biggest cats in the world. But size isn’t their only advantage. With night vision, laser-sharp senses, camouflaging and rapid-fire agility, they’re perfectly suited for stealthy hunting. Come catch a glimpse of our tigers: Sarma and Youri.
The Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo—along with other accredited zoos across North America—participates in Species Survival Plans (SSP). Your donations and membership costs can go a long way in helping us fund these conservation efforts.
Amur tigers were once known as Siberian tigers, since they were found throughout much of Siberia. Today their territory has shrunk to a small area in northeastern Russia, called the Amur Valley. Their habitats are in the vast woodlands of northern birch forests.
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Tigers are great swimmers and can even swim across lakes and rivers.