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Tigers at Tiger Canyons

 

Tiger Canyons Family Tree 2013

May 2012

Ron x Julie (born at Bowmansville Zoo Canada, 1999):
Tiger Boy and Shy Boy (born January 2007) - raised with Savannah the lioness (killed by Seatao, January 2011)

Seatao and Shadow (bred in South Africa, 2006)

Ron (killed by Tiger Boy, November 2010) x Shadow:
Corbett (attacked JV, March 2012), Panna, Sariska plus another cub that died March 2009

Seatao x Julie (1st litter) January 2009:
Julie abandoned this litter - they were hand raised
Shine (white tigress, killed by Corbett, August 2010), Zaria, Sunderban

Seatao x Julie (second litter) November 2009:
TiBo (Tiger Bomb, white tigress), Mahindra, Indira, Ushuri, Runti (died January 2010)


Ron

At time of writing, Ron is 10 years old. He is the dominant male at Tiger Canyons.

A magnificent athletic male, he weighs in the region of 210 kg.

Born in the USA, Ron was one of the stars of the film, Living with Tigers.

Ron carries the rare white gene and recently mated with Tigress Shadow, producing 4 cubs from the union.

A superb hunter, Ron has single handedly killed several eland bulls.

Julie

Julie is a 10 year old tigress and full sister to Ron. Tigress Julie is the most experienced hunter at Tiger Canyons. JV has been able to film more than 300 hunts with her on foot.

Tigress Julie recently alowed JV to sit in her den while giving birth to 3 cubs, 1 white and 2 normal.

Shadow

Shadow is a 3,5 year old tigress with a dark coat and perhaps the most beautiful of all the tigers at Tiger Canyons.

After maring with Ron in 2008, she produced on the 9th of January 2009, four normal coloured cubs. Unfortunately she sat on one cub, killing it, but three cubs survived.

One of her surviving cubs was caught in a wire snare but JV was able to free it.

Seatao

 

Shine:

 

Shunda:

 

Zaria:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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