Lily is a captive born tiger who was originally under private ownership. The
person who owned her was in a serious car accident which later required
surgery so the owner could no longer commit to raising and caring for the
tiger cub. Lily was transferred to another facility for temporary care which
also included observation and nutritional support following a seizure she
experienced when quite young. The operator of that facility visited Animal
Ark many years ago, liked the sanctuary, and knew we had housing for tigers
with an exhibit remodel currently underway. Lily’s owner also wanted her to
come to Animal Ark after learning about us. Following a discussion about
taking the cub arrangements were made while we waited on the weather. Lily
arrived between storms at a snowy Animal Ark on January 24, 2017. Her fluffy
thick fur was perfect for her new home.

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Common Name: Tiger

Scientific Name: Panthera tigris

Gender: Female

Date of Birth: August 28, 2016

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