Amur Tigers are among the most critically endangered animals in the world, it is thought about four hundred remain in the wild. Almost all Amur tigers live the Southeast corner of Russia in the Sikhote-Alin.
- poaching for skins and body parts used in traditional Chines medicine
- habitat loss due to forest fires and clearance for the timber trade
- decline in natural prey number due to forest fires and human hunting
Wildlife rehabilitation is the treatment and care of a sick, injured or orphaned wild animal and its preparation for release to a successful life back in the wild.
The ultimate aim of Wildlife rehabilitation Centre UTYOS is the rehabilitation of wild animals for release and successful integration back into the wild. Any tiger is given a careful examination by the skilled staff to ascertain the type of treatment needed and assess the chances of recovery and subsequent survival in the wild.
Wildlife rehabilitation Centre UTYOS is located in the best possible natural / remote environment for successful rehabilitation.
With the right support, the centre would be able to rehabilitate 4-5 tigers per year. Over the years the team of UTYOS rescued and rehabilitated 15 tigers and numerous other animals like bear cubs.