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What kind of tiger is this?

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by nanoboy, 20 May 2011.

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  1. nanoboy

    nanoboy Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys. I took these pics at the Harvard Natural History Museum in 2008.

    I can't seem to find any reference to this Latin name on Google. What's the story with the name, and the archaic caption?

    Cheers!
     

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    Hix Wildlife Enthusiast and Lover of Islands

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    It's an invalid synonym of P.t.altaica - The Amur (or Siberian) Tiger.

    :p

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    nanoboy Well-Known Member

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    Cheers.

    A shame that the museum has not updated their signage.