• Short Summary

    PRESSMEN MET THE NEWEST ARRIVALS TO THE WORLD'S WHITE TIGER POPULATION IN A PHOTOCALL AT NEW DELHI'S ZOO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

  • Description

    PRESSMEN MET THE NEWEST ARRIVALS TO THE WORLD'S WHITE TIGER POPULATION IN A PHOTOCALL AT NEW DELHI'S ZOO YESTERDAY (SATURDAY).

    THERE ARE A TOTAL OF 18 WHITE TIGERS AT PRESENT IN INDIA AND NEW DELHI HAS 11 OF THESE. THE REMAINING FIVE OF WHAT IS BELIEVED TO BE THE ENTIRE WORLD WHITE TIGER POPULATION HAVE BEEN SETTLED IN ZOOS IN THE UNITED STATES AND BRITAIN.

    THIS LATEST LITTER, FATHERED BY RAJA, IS RANI'S FIFTH. IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS SHE HAS GIVEN BIRTH TO 14 WHITE CUBS BUT ONLY HALF OF THEM HAVE SURVIVED.

    IN THE PAST RANI HAS NOT HAD A VERY GOOD RECORD AS A MOTHER, THE LAST LITTER HAD TO BE HAND-FED, BUT SO FAR HER PRESENT LITTER IS REPORTED TO BE DOING WELL.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA47FFM0UHH4JJZ4X7VGRT2SSFN
    Media URN:
    VLVA47FFM0UHH4JJZ4X7VGRT2SSFN
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/05/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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