A baby tiger found in Victoria’s bush is a first for the state, with a value of about $1,000.
Key points:The baby tiger, named Beanie, was found in a bush in the state’s northern westThe baby’s owner, Robert Tewksbury, says he’s trying to help the tiger’s ownerFind more stories like this”This baby tiger has a very good chance of making a good life for itself,” Mr Tewmsbury said.
“I have no idea what his price tag is, but it’s going to be around $1k and he’s a very smart baby.”
Mr Tewmmarsbury said he was “just delighted” to find the tiger, which has been kept in a cage for a number of years.
“He’s a baby tiger,” Mr Nettles said.
He said he had never seen a baby gorilla before and he would like to have a look around the tiger before giving it a go.
“It’s just fantastic to have this baby tiger back here,” he said.
The baby gorilla was found after the owners of the tiger contacted a vet after seeing photos on social media of the baby gorilla in captivity.
The owners of Beanie said he is a good baby, with no health problems.
“The baby is a little older than I think most of the adults in this zoo are, so we’re really pleased that we have a baby who’s happy and healthy,” Mr Thistle said.
Topics:animal-welfare,tiger,human-interest,gardens-and-gardens,canberra-2600,vic,arthur-4163,vicnews2433First posted October 24, 2018 14:08:17Contact Ashley MacNeilMore stories from Victoria