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New at the zoo

Cyber is an Amur Tiger

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    Cyber is a nine-year-old male Amur Tiger. (PHOTOS: Kyle Wood)
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    Born at the Minnesota Zoo and transferred from the Great Plains Zoo, he weighs about 450 pounds.
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    Cyber can usually be seen in his outside exhibit from about 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
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    Often referred to as Siberian tigers, Amur Tigers are the most endangered and largest of all big cats
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    Only an estimated 300 Amur Tigers remain in the wild, and 150 are exhibited in Zoos accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
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    Henry Vilas Zoo partners with the AZA’s Amur Tiger Species Survival Plan to sustain a captive population of Amur Tigers, and educate zoo visitors about conservation initiatives to protect Amur Tigers.
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    Pepsi-Cola of Madison for donaed funds to bring Cyber to the Henry Vilas Zoo.
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    The Henry Vilas Zoo is open from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. There is no admission charge.