Laohu Valley South China Tiger Family Chart

First Generation:

Cathay: Female, born on 21st Jan 2003 at Shanghai Zoo. Transported to Laohu Valley in Sept 2003 for Rewilding training.

Hope: Male, born on 17th Feb 2003 at Shanghai Zoo. Transported to Laohu Valley in Sept 2003 for Rewilding Training. Unfortunately died of pneumonia and heart failure on Aug 20th, 2005.

Tigerwoods: Male, born on 9th Mar 2004 at Shanghai Zoo. Transported to Laohu Valley on 29th Oct 2004 for Rewilding Training.

Madonna: Female, born on 20th Apr 2004 at Shanghai Zoo. Transported to Laohu Valley on 29th Oct 2004 for Rewilding Training.

327: Male, born on 30th Aug 2002 at Shanghai Zoo. Transported to Laohu Valley on 23rd Apr 2007 for Breeding Project.

Second Generation:

Birth of tiger cubs are according to South Africa local time:

On 23rd Nov 2007, Hulooo was born in Laohu Valley. Male, weighed 1.2kg. Stud register number 401. Father: Tigerwoods; Mother Cathay.

On 30th Mar 2008, Cathay gave birth to her second litter of two cubs under natural environment at Laohu Valley. Both cubs were male, JenB was born at 12:40 and Coco was born at 13:35. Father: Tigerwoods.

On 12th Apr 2008, Madonna gave birth to her first litter of two cubs under outdoor natural environment at 15:35 and 16:26 local time. Only one survived after the difficult birth, but died 7 days later at Lory Park due to bacterial infection. Survived cub was 1.35kg, 54cm length. The other cub was 1.2kg. Father: Tigerwoods.

On 12th Apr 2008, Madonna gave birth to two cubs under natural environment. One male (King Henry), one female (Princess). This is another milestone in Save China’s Tigers Breeding program as it is the first time cubs were born in a completely natural environment without any human intervention or observation. Father: Tigerwoods.

On 16th Dec 2009, Cathay gave birth to her third litter (one cub) under natural environment, but was unfortunately taken by a predator on its seventh day. Father: 327.

On 31st Jan 2011, Cathay gave birth to her forth litter (one female cub:Huwaa) under natural environment. Father: 327.

On 20 Jul 2011,Cathay gave birth to her fifth litter (two male cubs:Alfa & Beta) under natural environment.Father:327.

On 12 Oct 2011, Madonna gave birth to three little cubs (three females)under natural environment. Father:327.

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