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mercredi 21 janvier 2015

APPEL AUX DONS POUR LES ANIMAUX SAUVAGES DE SIBERIE



Fears for unique wildlife as heavy snowfall reaches depths of one metre



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POUR AIDER ALLER SUR WWF 
LA NEIGE EST SI  HAUTE QUE LES ANIMAUX SAUVAGES SIBÉRIENS DONT LES TIGRES SONT AISÉMENT ENSEVELIS ET CE N' EST QUE LE DÉBUT DE L' HIVER.ET CHASSER DEVIENT DIFFICILE


 WWF VA TENTER DE LES AIDER MAIS A BESOIN D' UNE AIDE FINANCIERE
 
EN 1980 LORS UNE SITUATION SIMILAIRE 80 A 90% DE CES ANIMAUX ONT SUCCOMBE DONT  30 TIGRES.

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Abnormally heavy snowfall is threatening to decimate much of Siberia’s unique wildlife including the rare Amur tiger, experts have warned. Parts of the Russian Far East are covered in snow up to one metre deep, burying many animals and leaving others struggling to move or find food.
Conservationists have already noted cases of young animals dying, with fears the situation could be as bad as the 1980s when up to 90 per cent of species died, including 30 tigers. WWF Russia is demanding urgent measures to prevent a similar catastrophe, with the Amur and Moscow branches of the charity in touch with regional hunting estates to ask them to help feed animals in their areas and prevent poaching.
Pavel Fomenko, the Amur branch coordinator at WWF Russia, said: 'I remember a similar winter at the end of the 1980s, when the snow was so deep that we lost 80 per cent to 90 per cent of all ungulates. I was a part of the inspection team and it was horrifying. The whole valley of the Amba and Bikin rivers turned into a gigantic graveyard. Nearly all the roes, wild boars and Siberian stags died'.
'What happened next was even scarier as during the next winter the tigers were left without pray, and so naturally besieged villages and small towns, hunting dogs, cows and other animals. The official data for that winter shows that more than 30 tigers were killed'.