Siberian tiger found in Mexico City restaurant


The Federal Office of Environmental Protection (Profepa) found a Siberian tiger cub (Panthera tigris virgata), in a restaurant located in the city hall of Iztapalapa.

When making an inspection visit, after receiving a citizen report, the authorities visited the place located in Plutarco Elías Calles, Banjidal colony, and the owners did not accredit having authorizations to have the tiger.

In a statement, the agency reported that the insured puppy is a female specimen, between four and five months of age, with a slight calcium deficiency.

The Profepa proceeded with the precautionary assurance of the Siberian tiger puppy, which will be sent to an Animal Management Unit (UMA), where specialized care and attention will be provided.