Sunday, 2 July 2017

NEWSLINK: Zoo's Tiger Rocky Dies

The Cape May County Zoo has reported that Rocky the Siberian tiger died June 24.
Freeholder E. Marie Hayes, who oversees the Park and Zoo released the following: "Rocky was a rock star and held celebrity status at the zoo for many years. He was a magnificent animal that delighted visitors to the zoo from the time he arrived until his passing.
"Rocky and all the other species that are part of the AZA Species Survival Plan (SSP) are an important part of the research to learn more about the habits and behavior of endangered species and aid in the recovery. He will be missed by all."

Rocky was born at Six Flags Great Adventure, in Jackson April 6 2001. He was born small and weak and his mother, sensing a weak cub, refused to take care of him.

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