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Memorial to be held for 'much-loved' tiger

A memorial's being held tomorrow to mark the death of a much loved tiger from a Big Cat Sanctuary in Kent.

Bruno lived to the ripe old age of twenty.

He was part of a conservation programme at the Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Smarden, near Headcorn. He shared an enclosure with a female tiger called Kushka, until he died on Wednesday.

ITV Meridian spoke to head keeper Rebecca Porter.

Tiger, Tiger

A Big Cat wildlife sanctuary in Kent is opening its doors to the public for four days this summer. The Wildlife Heritage Foundation in Smarden looks after lions, tigers and other big cats as part of its charity work as a sanctuary and to carry out breeding programmes.

Last year there were miles of traffic queues as hundreds of people turned out for its one day open day. This year booking will only be online. Rebecca Porter, Head Keeper, explains the appeal.

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