Marco Simoncelli: "Sic" the name of a leopard cub
Marco Simoncelli is gone. But his memory lives on with all of us every time we talk about it. For this reason, the Biopark of Rome paid tribute to the pilot who died in a tragic accident during the race of Moto GP in Malaysia. Recall that the pilot was only 24 years of Coriano.
The Bio-park in the capital has in fact christened a new and rare leopard cub Iranian, born in recent days, as Sic. The small specimen, therefore, is the new champion of the park in Rome.
The mother of the small leopard called Silik and as happens in all the zoos, newborns are named according to the initial name of the mother.
In the photo on the right you can see the leopard cub. SIC has been voted the most trusted name and this operation was carried out in collaboration with the TG1 online. "We are pleased that the choice of the web community has fallen on the sample, said the President of the Marco Simoncelli leopard bioparcoBioparco Foundation of Rome, Paul Giuntarelli - the comments that accompanied the suggestion of the name were all in the name of joy and of happiness that characterized Simoncelli. "
The leopard Iran is a very rare species that lives in mountainous areas between Iran, Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.