Say What?!: China on Lookout for Putin’s Roaming Tiger

HEILONGJIANG, China – China is on the hunt for a Siberian tiger released into the wild by Russian President Vladimir Putin, state media said on Thursday, after the animal roamed across the border, likely in search of food.

The tiger, named Kuzia, was one of three of the rare wild cats that Putin helped release into Russia’s remote Amur region in eastern Siberia in May.

Tagged with a tracking device, it has been spotted in China’s Taipinggou nature reserve in northeastern Heilongjiang province, the official Xinhua news agency said, citing officials.

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