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Residents of Khabarovsk territory is suspected of killing a tiger

Resident of Khabarovsk Krai is suspected of killing a female of the red book Amur tiger and the sale of parts of its carcass, according to the regional Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Police detained 44-the summer earlier judged inhabitant of Vyazma district.

According to the preliminary conclusion, the defendant killed a female tiger by the age of 3-5 years. On a touch traces of gunshot wounds.

A criminal case under article "illegal production and trafficking of especially valuable wild animals and aquatic biological resources belonging to the species listed in the Red book of the Russian Federation", the defendant faces up to four years of imprisonment, the report said. Clarifies that the obligation on attendance.

The Amur tiger is one of the rarest predators on the planet - is listed in the International red book. According to experts, in the autumn of 2019, the total number of predator in Russia is 580-600 individuals. Following the count of tigers in the far East is expected to be held in the winter-2021/22.