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Big tiger move at Safari Park opens new trail

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The Sumatran Tigers put together in 3 enclosures along the new Tiger Trail at the San Diego Zoo's Safari Park, walk through the Sumatran rain forest on view to trail visitors walking on logs at the logging camp, and up to the waterfall top, where a visitor can see tigers walking cool, and wild, along the rocks and streams. Work opening San Diegans' eyes to the graceful, critically endangered, Sumatran Tiger keeps zoo conservationists walking the trail.

New ten year old male tiger, Teddy, from the Ft. Wayne Children’s Zoo, joins the tigress Delta, the matriarch, and her two daughters, and two younger sons, zoo workers, in April and May, moved to the trail enclosures. Seeing an endangered tiger takes knowing where to look, and when. Try the new Tiger Cam online to take a look inside an enclosure, without wandering the trail.

The three large yards keep the formidable, and fierce, tigers at a distance from the trail walkers. Adults, and young San Diegans 17 years old and under accompanied by a paying adult, can safely see the tigers swim underwater in the trail's deep pool. Local San Diegans looking to learn on foot about the tigers' Indonesian livelihood at Safari Park can stop in at a wildlife goods market hut and listen to a conservationist about stopping the illegal killing of tigers.

San Diego Zoo GLobal works with the International Rhino Foundation on its mission to protect the tigers, and rhinos, in Indonesia.

The deep forest, the zoo park says, gives visitors a life opportunity to learn wildlife in a "treasure trove of biodiversity." Behind-the-scenes safaris can follow the fresh air safari walks on Tiger Trail. Small groups ride on an electric cart to go behind the trail, and "get the inside scoop," on how the zoo keepers care for the Sumatran Tigers. A guide will also tell riders how the park designs its "trend setting" enclosures. Liking an opportunity to feed elephants peanuts, during a tiger trip behind the scenes, does not have to make an explorer satisfied. The safari lessons on zoo conservation work done with the graceful tigers kept in a populated wildlife park keep visitors awake.

Two hour Caravan afari trips San DIegans take to go out into the fields to see the giraffes and rhinos make a good start on exploration at the park. The new Tiger Trail naturally keeps wildlife survival lesson opportunities open.

Orangutans, and rhinos, two more reasons to stop in the tropical rain forest at Tiger Trail, stay inside the park entrance during the Summer months. San DIegans pick their Safari Park admissions price--the regular ticket, or, the Go San Diego Card locals use to try any one of over 50 attractions in San Diego over three days.

The line continues next week. . . .

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