"Siberian" redirects here. For the Federal district, see Siberian Federal District.
The Siberian is a landrace variety of domestic cat, present in Russia for centuries, and more recently developed as a formal breed, with standards promulgated since the late 1980s. They vary from medium to medium-large in size.
Long used as a place of exile for political prisoners, Siberia began to be developed for its mineral resources after the completion of the Trans-Siberian Railroad in the early 20th century.
The Siberian Husky was originally bred by the Chukchi, a tribe of Siberian nomads, to provide fast, economical transportation over the vast frozen land.
The Siberian is considered a hypoallergenic breed. It is thought to produce less Fel d 1, the substance on a cat that causes most allergies.
[Oxsana Siberians] [Prekrasne Siberian Cats] [Pumaridge Siberian Cats] [Purrfect Siberians] [Purrshka Siberian Cats] [Regal Siberian Cattery] [ReigningCats] [RocKaRanSiberKats]...
As a typical place of miserable banishment, it is attested from 1841. Related: Siberian.
The national cat of Russia may have been the inspiration for the Beatles’ lyric “Come and keep your comrade warm.” The Siberian has a thick double coat with a neck ruff...
The Siberian Tiger can grow almost 11 feet in length.
The Siberian tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), also called Amur tiger is a tiger subspecies inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small population in southwest Primorye Province in the Russian Far East.