Babr (Yakut tiger) is an obsolete name for the Ussuri tiger. He lived in the Baikal region and Transbaikalia in past centuries. As a heraldic figure – since 1790. As a unique heraldic symbol – since 1878 with a break it is used in the arms of Irkutsk, Irkutsk province, Irkutsk region and Irkutsk region.
The monument was erected in the 130th quarter, opposite the Cross Exaltation Church!