Handraising Twin Tiger Cubs | Tigers About The House | BBC

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Graal Classic : The baby Tiger is soo cute 😍

Rain RedFox : 01:56 mini roar :3

Arabella Adams : it amazing how much the tiger trusts them

Dutch and epic : Youtube = cat videos Bbc youtube = tiger videos, cat videos deluxe

David C : Everyone in the comments is an animal expert apparently.

PinayBeautyAndStyle : guys the cubs are for the breeding program and for the conservation/awareness program. They aren't meant to be placed back in the wild so hand raising them is fine. Hopefully in the future there will be stronger protection laws and there will be enough surplus tiger population for programs like this to release them back in the wild. Until then, they're better off being taken cared of by human experts.

Pizza Thompson : The cubs are the size of my adult cat lol

Jacob Weatherford : atleast tigers aren't like parakeets where they can be perfectly healthy and then suddenly drop dead for no reason darn birds

Haniza Comey : 1:56 sound like he's crying..like human babies...so cute

Shani Black : I disagree with the decision to take the cubs away. I think that step should only be taken when the mother rejects them or if it's obvious that they aren't going to survive or do well

Valmue : I knew people were going to moan about being hand-raised. Remember that tigers are endangered and that people are trying help counter this. A lot of animals in the wild reject their young if they feel they are weak, and doing this also allows us to learn more about the animals. I do agree that they should be with their mother - but we can't help these animals without taking some hard choices first. Listen 2:18 to 2:46. They even say WHY they're doing this. Remember that these people are experts, not just some random person being all "OH I love tigers, I want to help!" and having no experience.

chloe jagger : These tigers are endangered. They’ve got to do anything they can to make sure they reach adulthood.

Lady A : Not understanding all the people championing the "natural" route. Yes, it is more natural to leave the cubs with the mother. But just because it's natural doesn't always mean it's good. Nature is not a nurturing, gentle thing whatsoever. It's a cruel, cutthroat existence that focuses completely on the survival of the fittest idea. What if these sweet babies were deemed "unfit" by nature and then killed? Death is "natural", too, but I don't see anyone saying the cubs should die because it's natural. The fact is, these humans are stepping in and offering a gentler alternative to the harsh reality of nature. As the more intelligent species, it's our responsibility to nurture and protect what nature would not. Nature is beautiful, wonderful, and deserving of the utmost respect. But the uglier sides of nature must also not be forgotten. The tigress is a great mother, but she wouldn't be able to make her babies better if they got sick. She just wouldn't know how. That's not her fault; it's just what she is. Tigers don't understand germs, viruses, illness, or anything like that. But humans do understand those things. These cubs are guaranteed to live now instead of leaving it up to chance. I'd take 100% survival rate over 50% any day. The difference between humans and nature is love. Nature does not love these cubs. Nature is putting them on an obstacle course and saying, "If you fail, you die." These humans, meanwhile, are saying, "Come be happy, warm, and fed without having to be afraid. Here's a snuggly pillow, too." Not all humans use their intelligence for good, and it's horrible, but these humans here are. We as humans have the ability to choose what we do, bad or good. Nature does not choose. It just is.

L.V.C : Love all the "vets" and " tiger experts" in the comments. Rewatch the video. They can't risk having the Cubs die, it was a difficult choice plus tigers are endangered they can't have risks.

Pausen Think : It's a shame to take them from their mother.

Maddie King : 1:51 Tiger: screams “See what I mean about being fiesty?”

Ch1l1C0nCarnag3 : All these people complaining about the cubs being hand raised clearly didn't listen to the fact that they will be vulnerable to illness, and are likely to die off before reaching adulthood. So having them be hand raised is a way to safeguard the cubs and make sure that any signs of illness could be picked up immediately. It's not about keeping them as "natural" as possible. They aren't wild tigers. They aren't being raised to be put back in the wild. They are being raised to help raise awareness for tiger conservation. That means being more calm and friendly around humans is much better, as it means they can be used for raising awareness.

ZanKronKa : No fair I want one, lol.

Dana garza : this is wrong animal cubs should be with their mothers in the wild... I only feel ok about human intervention when it's been abandoned or injured..

Classy Wrestler : Baby tigers are so cuttttteeeee .......

Karen Bartlett : If you want the best for these cubs, you should have left them with their mother.

Dr. Spectre : SAVE THE TIGERS!! They are so beautiful! I support centers like this & wish more people realize how cruel the exotic animal trade is!

donna jackson : watching these too are the cutest thing!

Ashley Ramirez : But why take them away from their mother, in the wild mothers do it all by themselves. They learn everything they need to know from being with their mother.

Richard Parker : Can the cubs go to court when they get older and have those names changed? I would. Cute lil fellers. Good work.

snuggles03 : Won't their Mum miss her cubs?

Wolf_Nate_1625 : Wow everyone is an animal except here it's crazy apparently they don't know how to listen either

Elliot Bear : Everyone here saying taking the cubs away is cruelty are being ridiculous and aren’t thinking past emotional bonds. Hand raising cubs allows them to be monitored through their every day, vital to keep them alive. Mama tiger won’t spend every moment with the cubs, and has to go back to the main enclosure eventually, which puts the cubs at risk from the other tigers. Also, hand rearing cubs puts them at a lower risk of illness that could be transmitted by older tigers, illness that a cub’s immunity can’t fight off. It looks mean, but it’s truly for the better of the cubs to be hand raised.

Tyrannosaur Overlord : Would you rather have an endangered species (tigers) the in the wild and be hunted by poachers? Or have them in a safe zoo to preserve their species

Prince Legion : Exactly when tiger cubs start growing their taste for meat

phoenix123 : whhy would u hand raise them thats wrong. what if u got taken away from your mother as a newborn

Kelvin Nana : how does hand raising them prepare them for the wild ??

Georgia Smyth : They are so cute oh my god I could cry

3D pen creations : I love them, I love the noises and I love everything

Gricelda Ortiz : So cute

eena chan : 1:56 ❤❤❤

Devin Hunter : Really? Taking them from their mother is the best option? How did the poor mom deal with this? Notice the video just focused on the cute and not the hell the poor mother went through. These cubs werent even six weeks old when they took them from their mom... REALLY sad, actually.

Vanessa G : So horrid to take them from mum. Mum's milk would be best for them. Unless they are sick and not thriving they shouldn't be taken from her. They care more about the breeding program and the zoo than this mother's right to raise her babies.

ryan moeller : Such beautiful creatures!! I'm glad the cubs are doing well! We need to do everything we can to protect these magnificent creatures! I want to hand raise some at home too!! I'd do anything to help!! 😁

Mark Hilton : they are so cute. like if you agree

Kjeksy : so they take the cubs away from their mother then?... so nice of them...

Julie Hesselgrave : Awwwwww too much cuteness

Gregory Zala : their "future lifes in the zoo" ... yeah what lifes then

TheeMockingbird Stormbreaker : It's amazing how the mom allows him be with the Cubs and take care of them

ImASavage972 : It’s sad their going through extinction

Regina Brooks : messed up to breed in captivity - messed up to take cubes away from mom.. messed up all around.

Oliver Bundgaard Terp : That Sound Stripe make Sounds like a little Roar 1:57🐅

Coysgub : I know nothing about animals... especially tigers. But taking them away from their mother unnecessarily just feels wrong.

yvonneost12 : why hand raise if mum is doing a good job ?

suga cookie : Did anyone watch the video, he's safeguarding them so they can have a better chance at survival. The mother could also potentially turn on them and kill them, but they don't want another zookeeper to be killed by the tigers because their hostile. It's only the best for the cubs, tigers are on the verge of extinction and it's only in the best Mind to give them their best ha he at life. I'm no pro so leave it to them