START A PETITION27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

Endangered Tiger Cubs Turn One

Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tigers )

- 506 days ago -
Yeva and Xenia were born at the zoo as part of an international breeding programme and have been a huge hit with visitors ever since their birth.

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


pam w. (138)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:09 am
Captive breeding programs are the only hope for these animals. Until the poverty which drives poaching is eliminated, there IS no hope for them in the wild.

Cher C. (1462)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:11 am

Sad but true Pam! Thnx hun!

You cannot currently send a star to pam because you have done so within the last hour


. (0)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:27 am
ditto Pam...

Jeannet B Bertelink (211)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 10:51 am
Well thats big money for the zoos, and I don't think they like their life.

Howard Crosse (21)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 10:52 am
I agree with Pam, I wish she were wrong. The fact that zoos can be relied on to protect that last of a species shouldn't be taken as a reason not to look after them in the wild however.

Catrin NoForwardsPlease (188)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 11:06 am
Thanks .

Sara P. (72)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 11:09 am
I do prefer a sanctuary but I understand the Pam's words. Thanks Cher

Charmaine Shannon (36)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 2:00 pm
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Little Ones !!!! I too would Prefer a Sanctuary but at this CRITICAL POINT we have to be HAPPY that at least the Program is working and that we have a chance to not let these BEAUTIFUL Tigers become EXTINCT !!!! They LOOK Happy, Healthy and Loved with a Nice Enclosure !!

Thank-You ......

Christine Stewart (133)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 3:50 pm
Thanks for the article.

Sunday July 6, 2014, 7:01 pm
They are so beautiful. Good comments above. Thanks Cher

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 9:00 pm
Marvellous big cats.

Very true, pam w.

Nyack Clancy (540)
Sunday July 6, 2014, 10:46 pm
thank you

Ruth C. (264)
Monday July 7, 2014, 4:30 am
I hate zoos!

. (0)
Monday July 7, 2014, 6:04 am
Happy Birthday, beautiful babies. At least they are safe in the zoo from their only predator - humans.

pam w. (138)
Monday July 7, 2014, 7:58 am
For those of you who want these cubs in ''sanctuaries,'' SANCTUARIES DO NOT BREED ANIMALS! So, essentially, you'll be condemning their genes to be lost.

And to those of you who ''hate'' zoos....would you prefer that these babies be poached, so someone can feel happy, wrapped in their skins and drinking aphrodesiacs made of their bones?

Be sensible.

Sherri SicktilNovtwenthfour (128)
Monday July 7, 2014, 11:59 pm
Beautiful babies TY Cher Noted

Past Member (0)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 7:31 am
BINGO, pam, as always! Happy Birthday, beautiful babies!

Natasha Salgado (671)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 1:49 pm
Wish these beautiful babies could grow up in their true home-the wildness. Thanks

Connie O. (48)
Tuesday July 8, 2014, 8:44 pm
I agree with Pam.
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.

site feedback


Problem on this page? Briefly let us know what isn't working for you and we'll try to make it right!