Amur tiger

Panthera tigris altaica


Family: Felidae

Known as the biggest feline alongside with the Bengal tiger. Around 400 individuals live on the Primosk and Habarovsk areas in Russia, some tigers have also been spotted on the border areas of China and Russia. Only 20% of the tiger population lives in protected areas.

The fur of the tiger turns thicker for winter and can reach a length up to 10 cm long. Stripes on the back, tail strain and sometimes on the sides are more brown than the other tigers. Each tiger has individual patterns and they can be identified using these patterns.

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  • Ticket office
  • Indoor expositions *
  • Children’s Zoo

Indoor exhibitions are closed on Mondays. The zoo's territory is open for walking until 8 PM.

How to get here

Paldiski mnt. 145 – North Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Freedom square (Vabaduse väljak) buses no. 22, 41, and 42 (Bus stop Zoo) From Railway station (Balti jaam) buses no. 21, 41, and 43 (Bus stop Zoo)

Ehitajate tee 150 – West Entrance

From Tallinn city centre (Kaubamaja) bus no. 42 (Bus stop Karikakra or Nurmenuku) From Railway station (Balti jaam) bus no. 43 (Bus stop Karikakra, Nurmenuku or Zoo) Buses no. 10, 12, 13, 28, 37, 45, 46, 47

Zoo map


E-R +372 6943 300; Emergency: 512 69 65

Ehitajate tee 150/Paldiski mnt. 145
Tallinn 13522, Estonia

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