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Into the Charming Far East BEIJING, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Air China plans to start Beijing - Vladivostok service on June 3, 2014, offering access to the largest Russian city
The WWF said on Wednesday that the endangered Amur tiger population is being threatened by logging in a key habitat in Russia's Far East.
The world's rarest big cat is alive and well - at least one of them, that is, according to researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) who captured and released a female Far Eastern leopard in Russia last week.
Text of report by international stream of Gazprom-owned Russian NTV on 3 August A Tu-204 passenger plane en route from St Petersburg to Vladivostok made an emergency landing in Krasnoyarsk [Siberia] this morning.
By Rob Stapleton, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jul. 27--A lone Russian operator of the only air service between Anchorage and the Russian Far East says the flight is slowly attracting more passengers, and seasonal flights will continue through mid-September.
Just three days after catching a Siberian tiger in the Russian Far East, an international team led by biologists from the Wildlife Conservation Society captured another species last week that carries the dubious distinction of being the world's most endangered big cat.
The amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) is a rare subspecies of tiger (P. tigris). Also known as the Siberian, Korean, Manchurian, or North China Tiger, it is the largest natural animal in the feline family Felidae. The amur tiger is critically endangered. In the early 1900s, it lived throughout the Korean Peninsula, northeastern Mongolia, southeastern Russia, and northeastern China. Today, it has virtually disappeared from South Korea and is largely confined to a very small part of...