Endangered White Tiger Cub Freezes To Death At Zoo During Regional Blackout — Find Out What Happened Here
A rare white Bengal tiger cub froze to death at a zoo due to a power-blackout.
According to local reports, the month-and-a-half old cub died from the cold in the "Fairy Tale" Zoo in Crimea — a peninsula on the Northern coast of the Black Sea.
After a blackout has been continuing for almost two weeks, the zoo's backup generators failed and the cub — which had been rejected by its mother — was unable to be kept warm by the zoo staff.
Zoo director Oleg Zubkov said: