Time for a tiger bath

Tiger cubs at the Wildlife Heritage Foundation's Big Cat Sanctuary in Ashford have been having a splash about.

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Tiger family of five

One of the adult tigers at the sanctuary, with one of the three cubs Credit: Wildlife Heritage Foundation

The Wildlife Heritage Foundation (WHF) in Ashford has two Amur tigers, Pan, a male, and Ronja, a female. They had three female cubs last June. Mother Ronja was born in Schweren zoo in Germany and arrived at WHF in Summer 2004.

After time to settle in her new home, she and Pan formed a partnership. The park says she is happy and doing well as a mother. Pan was born on Copenhagen, but arrived to WHF from a zoo in Sweden. The park says he is an ideal partner for Ronja, good natured and great dad to the three cubs.


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