Young male Siberian tiger was shot dead on October 31 hunter in the Khabarovsk Territory. The man was biting wounds of hands and feet, the investigation will restore the full picture of what happened, told Tass in the Primorye branch of the Center "Amur tiger".
"Prior to conducting a full investigation, it is premature to talk about who is to blame for what happened. So while it is not necessary "hang tags". As we know, the tiger is almost never without a reason not to attack people. There have been cases of people going to shoot a tiger with a view to production and after – to give its actions of self-defense"- Said the director of the Primorsky branch of the Center "Amur tiger" Sergei Aramilev. He recalled that in 2010 in the Khasan district of Primorye Territory person first mortally wounded tiger, and then the animal attacked him, and in 2012 in the Vanino district of Khabarovsk Krai Hunter at the base was forced to kill the tiger, which had previously been wounded by gunshot unknown weapon.
October 31, one of the villagers in the area Durmin Lazo Khabarovsk Territory hunting with dogs in the Upper Keys alder and Nameless, where he met a tiger. The accident killed the Siberian tiger and the hunter was wounded feet and hands and was taken to hospital. He said he used the weapon for self-defense, when the tiger attacked him. Location fight scrutinized employees Hunting Committee of the Khabarovsk Territory, the Khabarovsk Territory Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Centre "Amur tiger". "Comparison circuit scene, indications resident Durmina with the results of the autopsy and further examination will be carried out already November 2, 2015"- Explained the press secretary of the Primorsky branch of the Center "Amur tiger" Polina Pankov. According to her, if it is determined that the hunter deliberately killed the tiger, in this case against him will be prosecuted under Art. 258.1 of the Criminal Code. For killing the Amur tiger, in addition to criminal liability, provided more compensation and damage caused to nature in the amount of 1.1 million rubles without inflation factor.
November 2nd, 2015 at 19:43