Russian state news agencies quoted Oleg Zubkov, director of the zoo in the Black Sea resort of Yalta, as saying the 6-week-old male cub died after one of two generators at the zoo broke down.
Employees have been struggling to keep all the animals warm, he said, adding that other animals are still in danger while the zoo was waiting for a replacement generator to arrive Saturday from Moscow.
The cub that died is an offspring of Ukraine’s most famous tiger, Tigryulia, which became a symbol in Yulia Tymoshenko’s 2010 presidential campaign. …read more
Source: San Francisco Chronicle