A new face will soon be making appearances at the Denver Zoo.
Viktor, a 12-year-old Amur tiger, will soon make Denver his home after leaving the Roosevelt Park Zoo in North Dakota on a species survival breeding recommendation, the Denver Zoo announced in a Facebook post.
Once he settles into his surroundings, he will be introduced to Nikita, Denver’s 13-year-old female Amur tiger.
Viktor has fathered cubs at the Roosevelt Park Zoo, and Denver’s animal care specialists are looking forward to the possibility of more cubs here to contribute to their endangered species.
While Nikita and Viktor will be introduced for breeding when the time is right, they will live separately and rotate between spaces in the zoo’s tiger habitat, The Edge.
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