Amba hopes for roaring success

AMBA the tiger will be having a special birthday party at Shepreth Wildlife Park on Monday. An array of activites will mark Amba s 10th birthday – and it is hoped the event will raise awareness of the plight of tigers across the world. A spokesman for Sh

AMBA the tiger will be having a special birthday party at Shepreth Wildlife Park on Monday.

An array of activites will mark Amba's 10th birthday - and it is hoped the event will raise awareness of the plight of tigers across the world.

A spokesman for Shepreth Wildlife Park said: "One hundred years ago there were 100,000 tigers comprising eight sub-species, but today this figure stands at little more than 3,000.

"We want to raise much needed funds to help protect the last few remaining wild tigers."


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Events throughout the day will include puppet shows, performing arts workshops, and tiger hair-braiding. There will also be a special appearance by celebrity weather forecaster Weather-ton Fox.

For more information visit the website at www.21stcenturytiger.org

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Amba's birthday party will run from 12pm.

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