Amur tiger

noun

Examples of Amur tiger in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Riverbanks Zoo has three Amur tigers, native to the area around the Amur River, which divides the Chinese province of Manchuria from Russia’s Siberia. Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 According to the Amur Tiger Center, Amur tigers, also known as Siberian tigers, are the largest and one of the rarest tiger subspecies. Angel Saunders, Peoplemag, 6 Dec. 2023 All donations received through the tiger cub naming contest are going towards the care and protection of Amur tigers, both at the Toledo Zoo and globally. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 6 Oct. 2023 In the meantime, zoo officials are asking the public to help vote on possible names of the cubs. Options for the Siberian tigers, which are also known as Amur tigers, were picked by the staff who takes care of them. Dave Quinn, Peoplemag, 27 Sep. 2023 The Amur tiger was part of a subspecies that is seriously endangered. María Luisa Paúl, Washington Post, 31 Aug. 2023 In 2021, a female Amur tiger named Savelii died due to complications from an artificial insemination procedure. Kimberlee Speakman, Peoplemag, 31 Aug. 2023 Nearly 100 Amur tigers live in human care in both the U.S. and Canada. Simrin Singh, CBS News, 30 Aug. 2023 Cruise line apologizes after dozens of whales slaughtered in front of passengers Mila is the second female Amur tiger to pass away at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo since 2021 when another tiger, named Savelli, passed away due to complications during recovery from an artificial insemination procedure. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 30 Aug. 2023 See More

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Word History

Etymology

Amur River, Asia

First Known Use

1917, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Amur tiger was in 1917

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“Amur tiger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amur%20tiger. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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