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-- the Columbus zoo welcomed a few new furry friends you have four Siberian tigers.
There are only a 150 them in zoos across North America where where -- -- in this little guys have never been exposed to people.
Until now -- chances director emeritus of the Columbus zoo.
Jack cannot -- -- -- again Jack.
Yeah good morning when he got receive the first time he didn't in the history of this -- you're -- but -- that we had babies last year but the -- kept these straight weeks.
-- rarest cats the world maybe five -- while we really don't know.
And as a Siberian tiger the largest of the cat species need to talk to veterinarians here with our assistant and -- other in this section the animals.
Receives a male or female -- it is not the regulars in December shot just like your house cat wouldn't hold share BBC right now he has -- exposed to humans.
-- you could tell that and I know that the mother tiger is freaking out offstage but why is this tiger snarling big because he's been sexton.
-- just doesn't like the people.
No he no he just -- -- see people mother's body and your right now bubbling but she had four for these animals and right now they're sexy again -- It also also looking to do here with the animal is going to put it a microchip in it because it's in the species survival -- -- American Zoo and Aquarium Association.
Soon after the chip and about this -- hit -- sort of breeding program somewhere could be the could be and Asia Europe.
Australia we don't really -- -- -- end up back.
-- -- -- You typically Jack and do all this -- obviously -- the cubs are.
Are awake you don't have to put them out to do these kinds of things.
No we don't have to put a value to another company and right now.
But they're trying to do this -- get these back with the mom as quickly as possible obviously.
So these cats we do take some of these cats at an earlier age.
For education she's had four obviously in the wild four.
-- -- -- it'll probably wouldn't survive.
So right now these these -- guys -- -- is that there is our staff are the ones who really do a great job because they have to check of the generals physicals once a year that type of thing.
But they're beautiful animal there are everybody in the course right now they're being actually actually the reason -- Endangered almost extinct in -- while there were euthanasia for a lot of body parts medicine's things like that of -- they're still going all still won though will be ever be let go.
These -- will be go back and while -- to other zoological park for birdie loans that's how we're keeping these species alive.
For many many generations to come -- you get your question is.
Yes hopefully some day -- who knows when that would be.
The animals we have -- they go back in the wild that's that's obviously a goal that we all accounts and just like in the wild is that what you think it is funny doing it that device -- -- -- is that -- generator.
Yet that this this is -- that's right -- they're -- their fears their noses they're checking the sexes are checking their eyes and everything we know that's eight weeks you can imagine this animal about.
About two years very -- about the -- might -- about 200 -- pounds another yourself.
The adults weigh just over just under 300 pounds so you know mom and dad went about 300 pounds and we expect would be that some about 300 -- -- so very shortly.
-- Jack I think it's brilliant that you're keeping the animals there at the Columbus zoo rather than have Brian released in here in New York City into downtown Manhattan.
Or adopt them that that's exactly what we think that that we -- that they saw how well -- did for the cobra.
The only -- I didn't hear -- -- Jack you know I saw Mike Tyson the movie the hangover the documentary.
And they had a tiger and they seem happy with that you would not recommend I get a tiger.
No not an -- -- had a tiger and an -- did not recommend you have a tiger would give him over no we don't we don't really have going to accept that that the IN.
He wouldn't be around to know about it all right -- Jack Hanna thank you so much for given us an inside -- At your vet clinic -- -- Columbus.
You're the you're the first these are guys that make it happen right here thanks for revealing -- us that you keep tiger's in Tupperware who knew that's really sucked but at some fresh.
They look young up just want to talk yet.
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