Troubling news from Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium: One of the Sumatran tiger cubs born at the zoo this year is in “grim” condition following surgery yesterday. Below is the zoo’s press release. We’ll update as more information becomes available.
Female tiger cub at Point Defiance Zoo in critical condition after undergoing surgery yesterday
Tacoma, Wash. – Mali, one of two endangered Sumatran tiger cubs at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, is in critical condition after undergoing surgery yesterday afternoon.
Zoo head veterinarian Dr. Karen Wolf called the prognosis for the five-month-old tiger “grim,” but said, “We haven’t given