7 year old tiger dies of his injuries at Alpine animal rescue facility


Last updated 10/27/2020 at 12:12pm

ALPINE (CNS) - A 7-year old tiger at Alpine's Lions Tigers & Bears animal rescue facility died of injuries inflicted by a fellow tiger, it was announced Tuesday, Oct. 27.

Maverick suffered fatal injuries after he and the other tiger -- Moka -- were accidentally allowed to come into contact with one another on Monday. The animals were living in separate enclosures, according to Lions Tigers & Bears founder Bobbi Brink, who said no staff or visitors were harmed.

The staff veterinarian assessed both animals afterward. Moka has scratches, but no serious injuries.

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