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Wild Tigers to Return to Kazakhstan 70 Years After Going Extinct There

by Christin VanZant last modified Oct 10, 2017 04:14 PM
Contributors: WWF
September 8, 2017, Astana – The Republic of Kazakhstan today announced plans to bring wild tigers back to their historical range in the Ili-Balkhash region, and signed a memorandum with World Wildlife Fund to jointly implement a tiger reintroduction program.

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“Kazakhstan is moving along the path of green development. We are honored to be the first country in Central Asia to implement such an important and large-scale project, that not only will bring wild tigers back to their ancestral home, but also protect the unique ecosystem of the Ili-Balkhash region,” said Askar Myrzakhmetov, the Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

 

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