So sad ends the friendship between Tiger Amur and his goat
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Their friendship made headlines four years ago: a tiger and a goat lived peacefully together in a Russian zoo. Now goat Timur is dead – and his friend Amur is not entirely innocent.
TRough end of an animal friendship: Timur, known worldwide for his friendship with a tiger, is dead. The animal died in the presence of the zoo doctors, the administration of the zoo in Vladivostok said.
Timur and the tiger Amur made international headlines in 2015, when the Siberian tiger peacefully shared an enclosure with the goat that was originally intended as food. The Safari Park made with the story months of advertising and thus sparked a total media hype for goats.
Nationwide, for example, the zoo was looking for partners for the two zoo animals. The tiger female Ussuri then moved into the enclosure. For Timur, a goat named Merkel was selected from near Moscow, with whom he also had offspring.
Timur gets a statue
The unusual Zoo-WG kept a few months, until the tiger the Bock but then began to bother. In January, the situation escalated as Amur pushed back the buck so hard that it fell down a rock.
From then on, both animals were separated. Timur was taken to distant Moscow for a cure, but he did not seem to be recovering. Well, with his death, the Timur enthusiasm is not over yet: According to the zoo, an urn should now be buried with Timur's ashes. In addition, a bronze statue in the zoo to the goat to remember.
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