Giant Tiger is proud to partner with the Toronto Zoo in support of endangered Amur tiger conservation.

A portion of proceeds from this partnership will support crucial wildlife conservation work. Together we can make a positive difference.

Mila

Hello my name is Mila!

Sex: Female
Birth date: May 1st, 2021
Defining features: Smallest tiger – Toronto Zoo's only cub

  • Defining features:
    • Loves to climb – can often be seen climbing logs and other structures
    • Clumsy – she’s young so she’s still working on her balance

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About Amur Tigers

The Amur, or Siberian, tiger is the largest of the six subspecies of tiger, and also the world's largest cat. It is a massively-built animal with a rounded head, muscular body, and powerful limbs, especially the forelimbs and shoulders, which enable it to overpower prey larger than itself. The tail is slightly shorter than half the body length. Ears are small and rounded. Older males have massive forequarters and huge heads. The muzzle is relatively broader than in other tiger subspecies, and they have large canine teeth. The summer coat is fairly short and smooth, whereas the winter coat is much heavier and thicker. The coat colour is considerably lighter in the Amur tiger compared to other tiger subspecies. The stripes are a lighter black to brown colour and less numerous than in other tiger species.

Conservation Status (IUCN): Endangered

Mazyria - Mother

Mazyria

Sex: Female
Birth date: June 30th, 2007

  • Defining features:
    • Very lightly coloured stripes on her front legs
    • Smaller stature than Toronto Zoo's male, ‘Vasili’
  • Personality traits:
    • She is a very attentive and playful mother – she often initiates play with her cub
    • She is very selective of people she likes and it takes time for keepers to gain her trust
    • She is very destructive – normal toys are no match for Mazy

Vasili - Father

Vasili

Sex: Male
Birth date: March 30, 2012

  • Defining features:
    • Massive – he weighs over 200 kg (440 lbs.)
    • Huge head, huge paws
    • Very handsome
  • Personality traits:
    • Very vocal for a tiger – can often be heard calling to the other tigers or to his keepers
    • Regularly cools off in his pool on hot days
    • He is usually a very calm tiger…except when he sees food
    • Class clown – it’s sometimes hard to keep him focused during training sessions