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Your morning adorable: Siberian tiger plays in the snow

March 2, 2009 | 11:48 am

Tinka the Siberian tiger

Perhaps taking a cue from a fellow zoo resident, Tinka the Siberian tiger sure is enjoying the snow at Switzerland's Servion Zoo.

With Siberian tigers perilously close to extinction (only about 400 to 500 are thought to live in the wild), the Servion Zoo is part of a worldwide network of zoos participating in a program called 21st Century Tiger

Tinka was transferred from Norway's Kristiansand Zoo to -- hopefully -- produce cubs with a male tiger named Zeus, who was brought to the Servion Zoo from Germany's Hellabrun Zoo.

More photos after the jump!

Tinka the Siberian tiger

Tinka the Siberian tiger

Tinka the Siberian tiger

--Lindsay Barnett

Photos: Dominic Favre / EPA

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