Imperiia: a spatial history of the Russian EmpireMain MenuAboutDashboardsData CatalogMapStoriesGalleriesGamesWho said history was boring?Map ShelfTeach Our ContentCiting the ProjectKelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5The Imperiia Project // Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University
12020-10-02T10:19:52-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f592plain2020-10-02T10:21:57-04:00Kelly O'Neilldc20b45f1d74122ba0d654d19961d826c5a557f5In the early 19th century, the Caspian tiger was considered a subspecies of the Siberian tiger. Most likely, this was not the case. Whether the Caspian tiger was really a Siberian tiger in geographic disguise or not, it is now considered extinct.
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12020-10-02T10:10:38-04:00And the consolation of tigers.4plain2021-01-21T18:23:23-05:002020-09-17T17:57There were tigers in "the Lenkoran Territory, around the shores of the Caspian, in Turkestan, and on the Chinese bank of the Amur."
Consolation, I suppose, for anyone who mistakenly shot an auroch.